03/16/2022 - Earthquake offshore Miyagi, Japan

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Event Series

A strong mainshock-aftershock sequence offshore Fukushima and Miyagi, Japan

Date Event Magnitude
03/16/2022 2:36 p.m. Mainshock Earthquake offshore Tohoku Mw 7.3
03/16/2022 3:52 p.m. Aftershock Earthquake offshore Miyagi mb 5.6
03/17/2022 10:43 a.m. Aftershock Earthquake offshore Miyagi mb 4.8
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03/18/2022 3:57 p.m. Aftershock Earthquake offshore Miyagi mb 5.2
Event Characteristics
Latitude 37.72 °N
Longitude 141.62 °E
Date & Time March 16, 2022, 2:34 p.m.
Magnitude mb 6
Depth 10 km
Aftershock True
Last Update 2022-03-16
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