Sunday, March 14, 2010

Earthquake: (Mw 6.6) NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN 37.8 141.6 (2c449)

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6.6 Mw - NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.6 Mw
Date-Time
  • 14 Mar 2010 08:08:03 UTC
  • 14 Mar 2010 17:08:03 near epicenter
  • 14 Mar 2010 00:08:03 standard time in your timezone
Location 37.759N 141.562E
Depth 26 km
Distances
  • 81 km (50 miles) SE (132 degrees) of Sendai, Honshu, Japan
  • 96 km (60 miles) E (88 degrees) of Fukushima, Honshu, Japan
  • 97 km (60 miles) NE (37 degrees) of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan
  • 283 km (176 miles) NE (34 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.7 km; Vertical 22.6 km
Parameters Nph = 86; Dmin = 327.6 km; Rmss = 1.00 seconds; Gp = 36°
M-type = Mw; Version = 7
Event ID US 2010tva3 ***This event supersedes event AT00855408.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information Center U.S. Geological Survey http://neic.usgs.gov/
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