6.4 magnitude earthquake hit near east coast of Honshu, Japan

6.4 magnitude earthquake hit near east coast of Honshu, Japan

6.4 magnitude earthquake hit near east coast of Honshu, Japan on June 17, 2012 at 20:32 UTC (5:32 JST, June 18) according to USGS. Epicenter was located 115 km (72 miles) SE (142°) from Morioka, Honshu, Japan (38.894°N, 141.946°E). Recorded depth by usgs was 31.8 km (19.8 miles). JST reported depth of 40 km and magnitude 6.1.

Earthquake poses no tsunami risk.

This earthquake is 80km from location of March 11, big earthquake in Japan. It is also 191 km (119 miles) from Fukushima nuclear plant.

Magnitude6.4
Date-Time
  • Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 20:32:20 UTC
  • Monday, June 18, 2012 at 05:32:20 AM at epicenter
Location38.894°N, 141.946°E
Depth31.8 km (19.8 miles)
RegionNEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances
  • 115 km (72 miles) SE (142°) from Morioka, Honshu, Japan
  • 117 km (73 miles) NE (52°) from Sendai, Honshu, Japan
  • 182 km (113 miles) NE (45°) from Fukushima, Honshu, Japan
  • 408 km (254 miles) NNE (28°) from TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 15.5 km (9.6 miles); depth +/- 7 km (4.3 miles)
ParametersNST=556, Nph=560, Dmin=361.8 km, Rmss=0.94 sec, Gp= 65°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusb000ahy0
 



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Population exposure




Selected Cities Exposed from GeoNames Database of Cities with 1,000 or more residents





MMICityPopulation
VOfunato35k
VKamaishi43k
IVOtsuchi17k
IVTono27k
IVYamada20k
IVIchinoseki63k
IVMorioka295k
IVSendai1,038k
IVYamagata255k
IIIFukushima294k
IIIAkita0
Featured image: East coast of Honshu at Rikuchu Kaigan National Park

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