Mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 141 km east of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Friday, 16 September 2011 at 22:20 (GMT)

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 141 km east of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Friday, 16 September 2011 at 22:20 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 40 km depth

Date & time: 16 Sep 2011 22:20:34 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 39.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.295°N / 143.14°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Japon)
Volcan le plus près: Osore-yama (171 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km NE de Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
137 km NE de Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
141 km E de Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
154 km ESE de Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
157 km NE de Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
182 km ENE de Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
206 km NE de Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
211 km ESE de Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
342 km SSE de Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
595 km NNE de Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.240 kmoff the east coast of Honshu, JapanUSGS
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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 141 km east of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Friday, 16 September 2011 at 22:20 (GMT)
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