Friday, September 16, 2011

Magnitude 5.5 - OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN - Sept 16, 2011

Magnitude5.5
Date-Time
  • Friday, September 16, 2011 at 22:40:42 UTC
  • Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 08:40:42 AM at epicenter
Location40.288°N, 143.174°E
Depth5.4 km (3.4 miles) (poorly constrained)
RegionOFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances
  • 144 km (89 miles) E (99°) from Hachinohe, Honshu, Japan
  • 185 km (115 miles) ENE (69°) from Morioka, Honshu, Japan
  • 216 km (134 miles) ESE (105°) from Aomori, Honshu, Japan
  • 595 km (370 miles) NNE (29°) from TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 18.6 km (11.6 miles); depth +/- 6.8 km (4.2 miles)
ParametersNST=273, Nph=273, Dmin=192.6 km, Rmss=0.92 sec, Gp= 97°,
M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=7
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0005w19