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Japan Rocked by Magnitude 8.9 Earthquake

Japan has been rocked by the biggest earthquake in over 100 years followed by a series of powerful aftershocks. The locations, times and magnitudes of the largest seismic shifts are as follows:

Earthquakes off or near the coast of Honshu, Japan, 11th March 2011

MAG TIME UTC LAT° LON° DEPTH
5.6 10:20:27 36.966 142.289 21.7 km
6.0 10:10:35 39.248 142.779 28.9 km
5.2 09:59:57 36.703 142.207 41.6 km
5.5 09:47:02 39.685 142.938 29.7 km
5.2 09:42:22 39.438 142.749 30.2 km
5.4 09:37:08 35.877 141.585 29.9 km
5.5 09:09:15 37.717 143.267 36.2 km
5.4 09:04:10 37.299 142.655 30.5 km
5.2 09:00:20 37.056 141.966 20.0 km
5.4 08:52:26 36.763 141.910 35.8 km
5.5 08:46:48 37.421 142.453 37.3 km
5.9 08:40:56 37.465 141.122 38.6 km
6.1 08:31:08 37.428 141.200 25.0 km
6.5 08:19:24 36.200 142.000 19.9 km
6.2 08:15:41 37.034 144.612 27.8 km
6.2 08:12:05 36.606 141.557 19.8 km
5.5 08:10:31 36.394 140.631 30.4 km
5.9 08:01:59 37.071 142.734 22.6 km
5.6 07:56:16 37.130 142.305 34.0 km
5.7 07:54:45 37.742 141.565 45.3 km
5.8 07:42:55 36.406 141.919 29.9 km
5.9 07:38:27 39.250 142.783 29.1 km
6.1 07:28:12 36.802 141.911 24.0 km
6.1 07:25:33 37.916 144.621 15.0 km
6.3 07:14:59 36.648 141.811 25.0 km
5.9 07:13:47 36.051 142.347 28.5 km
5.8 07:11:00 37.899 142.734 30.0 km
6.3 06:57:15 35.758 140.992 30.2 km
6.3 06:48:47 37.993 142.764 22.3 km
7.1 06:25:51 38.106 144.553 19.7 km
6.8 06:15:40 36.186 141.192 35.0 km
6.4 06:07:22 36.401 141.862 35.4 km
6.4 06:06:11 39.025 142.316 25.1 km
8.9 05:46:24 38.322 142.369 24.4 km

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