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A few years back we had some swarms of minor quakes on our East Coast (subduction area) and about a year later the NZGeoSurvey came out with a report that our western side of the island had risen something like 20mm, not much but hey ............ tectonics in action.
4 metres ~ distance Honshu (and perhaps the whole of Japan) moved east
20 metres ~ the distance the Pacific Plate moved west
Lat/Long: 40.1214 142.4636
UTC: 08/01/2013 07:51:30
JST: 08/01/2013 16:51:30
Mag: 5.7 ML
Location: Near East Coast Of Honshu. Japan
Source: NIED Hi-net