Japan – M 4.8 – Light earthquake near the coast of Iwaki (Honshu)

Earthquake Report comment :
An active seismic area near the coast of Honshu, only 180 km north of Tokyo.Houses in infrastructure in Japan can withstand a lot stronger earthquakes than this one.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 at 11:11:28 PM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 45 km
Geo-location(s) :
55 km (35 miles) SE of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan
85 km (50 miles) ENE of Mito, Honshu, Japan
115 km (70 miles) SE of Koriyama, Honshu, Japan
180 km (110 miles) NE of TOKYO, Japan

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place

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