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Magnitude 6.6 Date-Time Friday, September 16, 2011 at 19:26:42 UTC Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 04:26:42 AM at epicenter Location 40.288°N, 142.727°E Depth 36.3 km (22.6 miles) Region NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances 107 km (66 miles) ESE (102°) from Hachinohe, Honshu, Japan 150 km (93 miles) ENE (64°) from Morioka, Honshu, Japan 180 km (112 miles) ESE (109°) from Aomori, Honshu, Japan
576 km (358 miles) NNE (26°) from TOKYO, Japan Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 15.3 km (9.5 miles); depth +/- 4.2 km (2.6 miles) Parameters NST=447, Nph=447, Dmin=195.9 km, Rmss=0.82 sec, Gp= 32°, M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Source Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D) Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D) Event ID usc0005vv7
Originally posted by crazydaisy
MAP 5.5 2011/09/16 22:40:43 40.288 143.174 5.4 OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
And now another - what is going on?
Originally posted by TheMaverick
reply to post by Celestica
The continent of Zealandia ,also known as Tasmantis or the New Zealand continent.
It broke away from Antarctica 80 to 130 million years ago,then it was finally submerged when it broke away from Australia 60 to 85 million years ago.
It is considered to be completely submerged as of 23 million years ago of which 93% of remains beneath the Pacific Ocean.