A Magnitude 7.3 – off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan


Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 7.3

Date-Time
25 Oct 2013 17:10:16 UTC
26 Oct 2013 03:10:17 near epicenter
25 Oct 2013 09:10:16 standard time in your timezone

Location
37.194N 144.663E

Depth
10 km

Distances
325 km (201 mi) ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan
326 km (202 mi) E of Namie, Japan
331 km (205 mi) SE of Ofunato, Japan
333 km (206 mi) ESE of Yamoto, Japan
475 km (294 mi) ENE of Tokyo, Japan

Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 0.0 km; Vertical 1.9 km

Parameters
Nph = 100; Dmin = 551.1 km; Rmss = 1.37 seconds; Gp = 36° Version = 1

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No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data.

However – earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action

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