Magnitude 7.0 - OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

2005 November 14 21:38:51 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Magnitude7.0
Date-Time
Location38.101°N, 144.925°E
Depth11 km (6.8 miles) set by location program
RegionOFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances
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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.1 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=259, Nph=259, Dmin=620.4 km, Rmss=0.87 sec, Gp= 32°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusfkbr
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Felt Reports

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.

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