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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 89km E of Nago, Japan

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 89km E of Nago, Japan on Thursday, 13 June 2013

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - 89km E of Nago, Japan on Thursday, 13 June 2013
Date & time: Thursday, 13 June 2013 13:24 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 22:24
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 8.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.5471°N / 128.8776°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwo-Tori-shima (163 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 13 Jun 2013
Thu, 13 Jun 13:24 UTCM 5.7 / 2 kmRYUKYU ISLANDS, JAPANEMSC
Thu, 13 Jun 13:24 UTCM 5.8 / 10 kmRyukyu Islands, JapanGFZ
Thu, 13 Jun 13:24 UTCM 5.8 / 37 km沖縄本島近海 (Seas around Okinawa main island)JMA

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Okinawa City, Okinawa, Japan (108.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Yomitan (Japan) (115 km W from epicenter)(no details): Lasted about 20 seconds Very gentle to somewhat low moderate shaking back to gentle (via EMSC)
Chatan (Japan) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was a pretty mild quake. There was enough shaking to make us realize it was an earthquake but for the most part it was really minimal. (via EMSC)
Okinawa (Japan) (111 km W from epicenter)(no details): The dogs were very needy 20 mins until quake hit... Cats ignored us and chinchillas were freaking out. (via EMSC)

 

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