Magnitude 6.9 - OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

This webpage is being phased out and is no longer maintained. Please use the new Real-time Earthquake Map instead and update your bookmark. See Quick Tips & User Guide.

2012 March 14 09:08:37 UTC

Versión en Español

Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude6.9
Date-Time
Location40.899°N, 144.923°E
Depth26.6 km (16.5 miles)
RegionOFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances235 km (146 miles) S of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
265 km (164 miles) SSE of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
293 km (182 miles) E of Hachinohe, Honshu, Japan
734 km (456 miles) NE of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 14.5 km (9.0 miles); depth +/- 7.8 km (4.8 miles)
ParametersNST=228, Nph=228, Dmin=192.6 km, Rmss=0.94 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusb0008gs0
  • Did you feel it? Report shaking and damage at your location. You can also view a map displaying accumulated data from your report and others.

Tsunami Information

The earthquake locations and magnitudes cited in NOAA tsunami statements and bulletins are preliminary and are superseded by USGS locations and magnitudes computed using more extensive data sets.

General Tsunami Information

Additional Information