Strong 6.9M Seismic Event – Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan
The earthquake occurred in Japan, Region of Tohoku (population 9,984,608) on 2016-11-21 at 20:59:49 UTC. The nearest places are Oragahama, Futaba, Tomioka, Kiyohashi, Bogoya, Kami-Shigeoka, Ide, Namie, Takatsudo, Onaba, and Kami-Kamato. The maximum altitude nearby is saa-level .
Asia – Japan | Tohoku Region, Iwaki, Prefecture, Honshu, Sendai
Location: 37km ESE of Namie, Japan
Time: 2016-11-21 20:59:49 UTC
Epicenter: 37°23’31.2″N 141°24’10.8″E
Depth: 11.4km (6.9mi) Shallow
Affected Area: Offshore/Coastal Regions – 37 km from Namie, Fukushima, Japan
Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 84 km (MMI VI)
Aftershocks: Recent Earthquakes Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan
109 km SE of Sendai-shi, Japan / pop: 1,038,000 / local time: 05:59:49.4 2016-11-22
92 km SE of Fukushima-shi, Japan / pop: 295,000 / local time: 05:59:49.4 2016-11-22
37 km E of Namie, Japan / pop: 21,900 / local time: 05:59:49.4 2016-11-22
The maximum Tsunami wave height is 0.2m in Yagawa, Japan. This height is estimated for 21-Nov-2016 22:54:31.
TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE ISSUED
Fukushima reactor cooling system stops following quake & tsunami
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 01:52 +0100 RT (en)
The cooling system of the third reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant has stopped circulating water following a powerful 7.3 offshore earthquake. TEPCO said it managed to restart the system some 90 minutes after the failure.
According to NHK, cooling equipment for the spent nuclear fuel pool in the reactor No. 3 of Tepco’s Fukushima No. 2 power plant has stopped.
— The Japan Times (@japantimes) 21 November 2016
Japan tsunami waves push river upstream
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:37 +0100 bbc.co.uk (en)
Tsunami waves surged up the Sunaoshi River in Tagajo following an earthquake,
The quake struck near Fukushima at about 06:00 local time (21:00 GMT Monday), triggering initial warnings of 3m (9.8ft) high waves. The waves which eventually hit the coast were much smaller.
Tsunami warning issued in Japan’s northeast
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:52:00 +0100 watoday (en)
Tsunami warning downgraded in Japan ‘s northeast. Residents are urged remain alert after an earthquake initially reported as 7.
Japan Meteorological Agency: Earthquake that struck Tuesday off TOKYO (AP)
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:50:00 +0100 fox13memphis (en)
TOKYO (AP) – Japan Meteorological Agency: Earthquake that struck Tuesday off Fukushima was an aftershock of massive 2011 quake. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
USGS/NEIC Denver, USA
GeoForschungsZentrum (GEOFON) Potsdam, German
Joint Research Center of the European Commission (JRC)
Earthquake Information for Japan, Japan Meteorological Agency
Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre Hawai, USA