Magnitude 7.3 - OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
2012 December 07 08:18:24 UTC
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|Depth||36.1 km (22.4 miles)|
|Region||OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN|
|Distances||245 km (152 miles) SE of Kamaishi, Japan|
245 km (152 miles) ESE of Ofunato, Japan
251 km (155 miles) ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan
251 km (155 miles) SE of Otsuchi, Japan
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 13.9 km (8.6 miles); depth +/- 7 km (4.3 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=421, Nph=421, Dmin=465.3 km, Rmss=0.94 sec, Gp= 32°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
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