Magnitude 6.8 - RYUKYU ISLANDS, JAPAN

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2009 October 30 07:03:39 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location29.192°N, 129.877°E
Depth35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program
RegionRYUKYU ISLANDS, JAPAN
Distances275 km (170 miles) SSW of Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan
340 km (210 miles) SSW of Miyazaki, Kyushu, Japan
400 km (250 miles) NNE of Naha, Okinawa, Japan
1170 km (730 miles) SW of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5 km (3.1 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=272, Nph=280, Dmin=305.3 km, Rmss=1.02 sec, Gp= 32°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2009njal
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