Mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 139 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Tuesday, 23 August 2011 at 04:36 (GMT)

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 139 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Tuesday, 23 August 2011 at 04:36 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 19 km depth

Date & time: 23 Aug 2011 04:36:08 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.669°N / 143.559°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Japon)
Volcan le plus près: Nanashigure (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
139 km E de Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
152 km ENE de Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
172 km ENE de Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
198 km ESE de Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
206 km E de Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
212 km E de Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
214 km ENE de Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
240 km NE de Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
420 km SSE de Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
558 km NE de Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.319 kmoff the east coast of Honshu, JapanUSGS
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Mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 139 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Tuesday, 23 August 2011 at 04:36 (GMT)
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