An earthquake struck near Japan today, about 82 miles (133 kilometers) southeast of Honshu. The preliminary magnitude was 5.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Details from the USGS:
June 22 at 14:28:59 UTC
June 22 at 11:28:59 PM at epicenter
Location: 39.985 N, 142.886 E
Depth: 41.2 km (25.6 miles)
Distances from epicenter:
133 km (82 miles) ESE of Hachinohe, Honshu, Japan
152 km (94 miles) ENE of Morioka, Honshu, Japan
203 km (126 miles) ESE of Aomori, Honshu, Japan
551 km (342 miles) NNE of TOKYO, Japan
This article will be updated if the event proves significant.
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