Magnitude 6.5 - NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

2005 December 02 13:13:09 UTC

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Magnitude6.5
Date-Time
Location38.122°N, 142.118°E
Depth29 km (18.0 miles) set by location program
RegionNEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances
110 km (70 miles) E of Sendai, Honshu, Japan
150 km (95 miles) ENE of Fukushima, Honshu, Japan
155 km (100 miles) NE of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan
345 km (215 miles) NE of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.1 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=202, Nph=202, Dmin=388.1 km, Rmss=0.77 sec, Gp= 50°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusgdan
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Felt Reports

Felt (III) at Kamaishi, Misawa, Sendai, Tokyo and Yokosuka. Recorded (3 JMA) in northeastern Honshu and (2 JMA) in much of northern and central Honshu. Also recorded (1 JMA) in the Abashiri area, Hokkaido and in southwestern and south-central Hokkaido.

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