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16 March 2022

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 7.4 NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN 16/03/2022 14:36 (UTC)

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Magnitude 7.4 16/03/2022 14:36 NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

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A magnitude 7.4 earthquake has occurred NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN at:
37.80N 141.54E Depth 46km 16/03/2022 at 14:36:32 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
72 km SSE of Ishinomaki, Japan / pop: 117,000 / local time: Asia/Tokyo
69 km ESE of Iwanuma, Japan / pop: 42,400 / local time: Asia/Tokyo

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Manual location disseminated on 16/03/2022 14:53 (UTC)
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