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21 November 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 7.1 NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN 21/11/2016 20:59 (UTC)

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Magnitude 7.1 21/11/2016 20:59 NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has occurred NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN at:
37.40N 141.35E Depth 10km 21/11/2016 at 20:59:49 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
104 km SE Sendai (pop 1037562, local time 05:59:49.5 2016-11-22)
57 km NE Iwaki (pop 357309, local time 05:59:49.5 2016-11-22)
33 km E Namie (pop 21866, local time 05:59:49.5 2016-11-22)

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Manual location disseminated on 21/11/2016 21:19 (UTC)
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