Magnitude 7.0
Date-Time

* Saturday, July 19, 2008 at 02:39:30 UTC
* Saturday, July 19, 2008 at 11:39:30 AM at epicenter
* Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location 37.615°N, 142.115°E
Depth 27 km (16.8 miles) set by location program
Region OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances 125 km (75 miles) ENE of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan
130 km (80 miles) ESE of Sendai, Honshu, Japan
145 km (90 miles) E of Fukushima, Honshu, Japan
300 km (190 miles) NE of TOKYO, Japan

Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 4.5 km (2.8 miles); depth fixed by location program

Parameters NST=265, Nph=265, Dmin=367.7 km, Rmss=0.96 sec, Gp= 36°, M-type=moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8

Source * USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID us2008urah

* This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.