Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 1007 km south of Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, 21 December 2010 at 17:39 (GMT)
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Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 5.1 at 10 km depth
Date & time: 21 Dec 2010 17:39:05 UTC
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.217°N / 143.432°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Japon)
Volcan le plus près: unnamed (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km E de Chichijima Island (pop: 2,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||10 km||Bonin Islands, Japan region||USGS|
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