Magnitude 6.5 - NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

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2010 March 14 08:08:05 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.5
Date-Time
Location37.780°N, 141.562°E
Depth39 km (24.2 miles)
RegionNEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances80 km (50 miles) SE of Sendai, Honshu, Japan
100 km (60 miles) NE of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan
100 km (60 miles) E of Fukushima, Honshu, Japan
285 km (175 miles) NE of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.3 km (2.7 miles); depth +/- 7.5 km (4.7 miles)
ParametersNST=299, Nph=299, Dmin=328.4 km, Rmss=0.84 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2010tva3
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Felt Reports

Felt (IV) at Kitakami and Sendai; (III) at Ayase, Misawa, Tokyo, Yokohama and Yokosuka and (II) at Hamura. Widely felt throughout Honshu.

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