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Old 08-09-2009, 03:06 PM   #1
waitinginthewings
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Default Japan Earthquake...7.1mw..Aug. 9th

A new quake in Japan, 7.1 on the scale:

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

***This event supersedes event AT00981535.


Region: IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
Geographic coordinates: 33.144N, 138.040E
Magnitude: 7.1 Mw
Depth: 303 km
Universal Time (UTC): 9 Aug 2009 10:55:56
Time near the Epicenter: 9 Aug 2009 19:55:56
Local standard time in your area: 9 Aug 2009 02:55:56

Location with respect to nearby cities:
164 km (102 miles) W (273 degrees) of Hachijo-jima, Izu Islands, Japan
176 km (109 miles) S (170 degrees) of Hamamatsu, Honshu, Japan
207 km (129 miles) S (189 degrees) of Shizuoka, Honshu, Japan
321 km (200 miles) SSW (210 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/...us2009kcaz.php
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