Magnitude 7.3 earthquake near Japan

eq1147721_2November 21, 2016 – This earthquake is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability. [source GDACS]

  • Earthquake Magnitude 7.3M, Depth:10km
  • 21 Nov 2016 20:59:46 UTC
  • 392929 people within 100km

The main impact is projected in the Fukushima province.

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Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
110 PM PST Mon Nov 21 2016

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA, BRITISH
   COLUMBIA, WASHINGTON, OREGON AND CALIFORNIA...

EVALUATION
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 * There is no tsunami danger for the areas listed above.

 * Based on earthquake information and historic tsunami records
   the earthquake was not sufficient to generate a tsunami.

 * An earthquake has occurred with parameters listed below.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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 * The following parameters are based on a rapid preliminary
   assessment and changes may occur.

 * Magnitude      7.3
 * Origin Time    1200 AKST Nov 21 2016
                  1300  PST Nov 21 2016
                  2100  UTC Nov 21 2016
 * Coordinates    37.3 North 141.6 East
 * Depth          6 miles
 * Location       near the east coast of Honshu, Japan