Magnitude 6.3 - OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

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2008 December 20 10:29:21 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.3
Date-Time
Location36.538°N, 142.420°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionOFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances145 km (90 miles) ESE of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan
175 km (110 miles) E of Mito, Honshu, Japan
215 km (135 miles) SE of Fukushima, Honshu, Japan
260 km (160 miles) ENE of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 3.9 km (2.4 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=273, Nph=273, Dmin=377.6 km, Rmss=0.87 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2008avan
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