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5.5-Magnitude Earthquake Reported East of Japan

February 21, 2017, 2:30 PM HST
* Updated February 21, 2:32 PM
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The United States Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center has reported a 5.5-magnitude earthquake near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

The report came in at 2:04 p.m. today, Hawai‘i time.

Location with respect to nearby cities:

54 miles SSE (160 degrees) of Mito, Honshu, Japan
59 miles E (92 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan
99 miles S (183 degrees) of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan

These are computer-generated parameters, which have not yet been reviewed by a seismologist.

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Updates will be posted if and when they become available.

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