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Originally posted by ren1999 I also know some of the highest level bureaucrats in Japan who are interested in building petroleum based power plants and not new nuclear ones.
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Date-Time Friday, May 20, 2011 at 00:46:16 UTC
Friday, May 20, 2011 at 09:46:16 AM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 35.736°N, 140.981°E
Depth 26.2 km (16.3 miles)
Region NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances 82 km (50 miles) SSE of Mito, Honshu, Japan
111 km (68 miles) E of TOKYO, Japan
126 km (78 miles) ENE of Yokohama, Honshu, Japan
133 km (82 miles) SE of Utsunomiya, Honshu, Japan
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 13.4 km (8.3 miles); depth +/- 5.9 km (3.7 miles)
Parameters NST=385, Nph=385, Dmin=266.1 km, Rmss=0.87 sec, Gp= 43°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usc0003jg4
Originally posted by UtahRosebud
TA... what's your take on this latest one, which is MUCH closer to Tokyo?