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SAPPORO, Japan, Dec. 28 (UPI)
-- The Japan Meteorological Agency said a 5-magnitude earthquake struck the island of Hokkaido and part of Aomori Prefecture early Monday.
The Kyodo news agency said the earthquake measured 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale in regional cities and was centered nearly 50 miles under the Hokkaido city of Kushiro.
The morning earthquake did not result in a tsunami warning. No damage or injuries were reported.
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Date-Time Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 18:46:25 UTC Friday, January 15, 2010 at 03:46:25 AM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 42.380°N, 142.959°E
Depth 56 km (34.8 miles)
Region HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
Distances 135 km (85 miles) WSW of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan 155 km (95 miles) ESE of Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan 795 km (495 miles) NNE of TOKYO, Japan 7080 km (4400 miles) NE of MOSCOW, Russia
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 6.8 km (4.2 miles); depth +/- 7.8 km (4.8 miles)
Parameters NST=121, Nph=121, Dmin=43.9 km, Rmss=0.92 sec, Gp= 94°, M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=7
Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID us2010rlbq