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17 February 2015

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 6.9 NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN 16/02/2015 23:06 (UTC)

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Magnitude 6.9 16/02/2015 23:06 NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

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A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has occurred NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN at:
40.03N 142.72E Depth 10km 16/02/2015 at 23:06:28 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
252 km NE Sendai (pop 1037562, local time 08:06:28.9 2015-02-17)
115 km SE Hachinohe (pop 239046, local time 08:06:28.9 2015-02-17)
78 km NE Miyako (pop 51721, local time 08:06:28.9 2015-02-17)

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Manual location disseminated on 16/02/2015 23:25 (UTC)
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