Magnitude 7.0 - OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
2005 November 14 21:38:51 UTC
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|Depth||11 km (6.8 miles) set by location program|
|Region||OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN|
350 km (220 miles) E of Sendai, Honshu, Japan
370 km (230 miles) ENE of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan
370 km (230 miles) ESE of Morioka, Honshu, Japan
530 km (330 miles) ENE of TOKYO, Japan
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4.1 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=259, Nph=259, Dmin=620.4 km, Rmss=0.87 sec, Gp= 32°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
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Felt (IV) at Misawa and (II) at Tokyo and Yokosuka. Felt widely in northern and eastern Honshu. Also felt in Hokkaido. A small tsunami was observed at at Ofunato and other coastal towns. Recorded (3 JMA) in northeastern Honshu and (2 JMA) in northwestern and central Honshu. Recorded (3 JMA) in eastern and south-central Hokkaido and (2 JMA) in much of central and southwestern Hokkaido. Also recorded (2 JMA) on Hachijo-jima, Miyake-jima and O-shima; (1 JMA) on Aoga-shima, Kozu-shima and Nii- jima.
Scientific & Technical Information
- Preliminary Earthquake Report
- U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center:
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver