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# martyn_williams 11:32pm strong quake. Japanese level 6+ in Miyagi. Shaking felt in Tokyo for several minutes less than a minute ago via TweetDeck
# Steve Herman W7VOA Another big quake in Japan. Tsunami alert. 1 minute ago via TweetDeck
# Martyn Williams martyn_williams Miyagi prefecture coast 1m tsunami warning; 50cm tsunami advisory for rest of east coast 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck
# Martyn Williams martyn_williams Strong quake rocks Japan - tsunami warning issued 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck
# W7VOA M7.4 half a minute ago via TweetDeck
# Lee Chapman tokyotimes RT @martyn_williams Miyagi prefecture coast 1m tsunami warning; 50cm tsunami advisory for rest of east coast half a minute ago via Twittelator
# Martyn Williams martyn_williams 11:32pm strong quake off Miyagi coast. Magnitude 7.4 at 40kms. 1m tsunami warning for Miyagi less than a minute ago via TweetDeck
23:32 JST 07 Apr 2011 38.2N 142.0E 40 km 7.4 Miyagi-ken Oki
W7VOA JMA: 1m high tsunami forecast for Miyagi-ken. 2 minutes ago via ÜberSocial
# W7VOA 50cm tsunami forecast for Iwate, Fukushima, Aomori, Ibaraki. 1 minute ago via ÜberSocial
# Martyn Williams martyn_williams Quake causes large power outage in Sendai city - NHK camera 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck
W7VOA RT @JR1NNV: Relatively strong aftshock in tokyo,too. Shindo 3 in Tokyo per NHK. felt stronger than 3 in Meguro-ku 2 minutes ago via ÜberSocial
NHK: NISA says Onagawa nuclear plant in Miyagi loses 2 of 3 external power systems following M7.4 quake. Checking with Tohoku Electric.
japantimes Blackouts occur in Fukushima, Yamagata after quake (Kyodo)
W7VOA #Japan NISA: Several nuke sites in quake-hit region on emergency power. 1 minute ago via ÜberSocial
Earthquake Details This event has been reviewed by a seismologist. Magnitude 7.4 Date-Time Thursday, April 07, 2011 at 14:32:41 UTC Thursday, April 07, 2011 at 11:32:41 PM at epicenter Location 38.253°N, 141.640°E Depth 25.6 km (15.9 miles) Region NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN Distances 66 km (41 miles) E (90°) from Sendai, Honshu, Japan 118 km (73 miles) ENE (60°) from Fukushima, Honshu, Japan 147 km (91 miles) NNE (26°) from Iwaki, Honshu, Japan 333 km (207 miles) NNE (30°) from TOKYO, Japan Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 13.1 km (8.1 miles); depth +/- 7.2 km (4.5 miles) Parameters NST=426, Nph=427, Dmin=358.4 km, Rmss=0.75 sec, Gp= 32°, M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=B Source U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: World Data Center for Seismology, Denver Event ID usc0002ksa
Earthquake Details This event has been reviewed by a seismologist. Magnitude 7.4 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes) Date-Time Thursday, April 07, 2011 at 14:32:00 UTC Thursday, April 07, 2011 at 11:32:00 PM at epicenter Location 38.200°N, 142.000°E Depth 40 km (24.9 miles) set by location program Region NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN Distances 98 km (61 miles) E (93°) from Sendai, Honshu, Japan 144 km (90 miles) ENE (68°) from Fukushima, Honshu, Japan 159 km (99 miles) NE (37°) from Iwaki, Honshu, Japan 345 km (215 miles) NE (35°) from TOKYO, Japan Location Uncertainty Error estimate not available Parameters NST= 12, Nph= 12, Dmin=385 km, Rmss=1 sec, Gp=148°, M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=1 Source West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center/NOAA/NWS Event ID at00ljadqj
Originally posted by Pharyax
If the depth is 29 miles, there may be no tsunami, but I wouldn't risk it. ANYONE reading this in that area, you need to get to higher ground, now.