6.2 Mwp – OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

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6.2 Mwp – OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.2 Mwp
Date-Time
  • 1 Oct 2012 22:21:45 UTC
  • 2 Oct 2012 08:21:45 near epicenter
  • 1 Oct 2012 14:21:45 standard time in your timezone
Location 39.853N 143.047E
Depth 9 km
Distances
  • 150 km (93 miles) ESE (118 degrees) of Hachinohe, Honshu, Japan
  • 164 km (102 miles) E (84 degrees) of Morioka, Honshu, Japan
  • 226 km (140 miles) ESE (118 degrees) of Aomori, Honshu, Japan
  • 548 km (341 miles) NNE (31 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 15.8 km; Vertical 6.2 km
Parameters Nph = 500; Dmin = 240.5 km; Rmss = 0.80 seconds; Gp = 64°
M-type = Mwp; Version = C
Event ID us c000cz76