Japan Earthquake_260510
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Earthquake Location
Date-Time:
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 08:53:08 UTC

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 05:53:08 PM at epicenter

Location:
25.796°N, 129.956°E

Depth:
10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program

Distances:
235 km (145 miles) E of Naha, Okinawa, Japan

600 km (375 miles) ENE of Ishigaki-jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

645 km (400 miles) S of Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan

1440 km (890 miles) SW of TOKYO, Japan

Location Uncertainty:
horizontal +/- 4.2 km (2.6 miles); depth fixed by location program

Parameters:
NST=247, Nph=247, Dmin=203.6 km, Rmss=1.02 sec, Gp= 22°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7

Source:
USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID:
us2010wtar

This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.