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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes near Honshu, Japan

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes near Honshu, Japan

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan today.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.2


Date-Time • 11 Nov 2016 21:42:59 UTC

• 12 Nov 2016 06:42:59 near epicenter

Location 38.499N 141.561E

Depth 44 km

Distances • 24 km (14 mi) ENE of Ishinomaki, Japan
• 31 km (19 mi) ENE of Yamoto, Japan
• 37 km (22 mi) E of Wakuya, Japan
• 44 km (27 mi) E of Kogota, Japan
• 353 km (218 mi) NNE of Tokyo, Japan

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 6.3 km; Vertical 2.8 km
Parameters Nph = 109; Dmin = 97.3 km; Rmss = 0.90 seconds; Gp = 40°

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