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01 January 2012

Magnitude 7.0 - IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION 2012 January 01 05:27:54 UTC

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Earthquake Details
  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude7.0 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes)
Date-Time
  • Sunday, January 01, 2012 at 05:27:54 UTC
  • Sunday, January 01, 2012 at 02:27:54 PM at epicenter
Location31.400°N, 138.600°E
Depth371 km (230.5 miles) set by location program
RegionIZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
Distances
  • 219 km (136 miles) SSW (211°) from Hachijo-jima, Izu Islands, Japan
  • 376 km (234 miles) SSE (167°) from Hamamatsu, Honshu, Japan
  • 399 km (248 miles) S (177°) from Shizuoka, Honshu, Japan
  • 486 km (302 miles) SSW (193°) from TOKYO, Japan
Location UncertaintyError estimate not available
ParametersNST= 11, Nph=0, Dmin=0 km, Rmss=0 sec, Gp= 0,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=A
Source
Event IDpt12001000

Tsunami Warning:
No tsunami warning issued after 7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Japan