EMSC earthquake notification (REVISION)
Magnitude 8.8 11/03/2011 05:46 NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
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A magnitude 8.8 earthquake has occurred NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN at:
38.33N 142.40E Depth 30km 11/03/2011 at 05:46:24 (Universal Time)
Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
97 km E Ishinomaki (pop 117233, local time 14:46:24.4 2011-03-11)
90 km SE Kesennuma (pop 59116, local time 14:46:24.4 2011-03-11)
Manual location disseminated on 11/03/2011 06:35 (UTC)
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This EMSC service is jointly operated by the LDG (Laboratoire de
Detection et de Geophysique, Bruyeres-le-Chatel, France) and the
IGN (Instituto Geografico Nacional, Madrid, Spain).