Strong earthquake with recorded magnitude 6.3 struck off the coast of Honshu, Japan on June 5, 2012 at 19:31 UTC according to Japan Meteorological Agency. Epicenter was located 153 km (95 miles) ESE of TOKYO, Japan (34.952°N, 141.178°E). USGS is reporting magnitude 5.8, EMSC 6.2. Recorded depth by JMA is 20 km (12.4 miles), USGS recorded 17.2 km (10.7 miles).
Although there may be slight sea-level changes in coastal regions, this earthquake has caused no damage to Japan.
|Depth||17.2 km (10.7 miles)|
|Region||OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN|
|Distances||151 km (93 miles) ESE of Yokohama, Honshu, Japan|
153 km (95 miles) ESE of TOKYO, Japan
169 km (105 miles) SSE of Mito, Honshu, Japan
211 km (131 miles) E of Numazu, Honshu, Japan
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 13.5 km (8.4 miles); depth +/- 7.3 km (4.5 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=164, Nph=166, Dmin=239.3 km, Rmss=1.24 sec, Gp= 40°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
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