Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 1051 km southeast of Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, 22 December 2010 at 22:16 (GMT)
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Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 5.0 at 18 km depth
Date & time: 22 Dec 2010 22:16:52 UTC
Profondeur: 17.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.895°N / 143.743°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Japon)
Volcan le plus près: unnamed (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
153 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 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||18 km||Bonin Islands, Japan region||USGS|
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