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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Thursday, 20 November 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Thursday, 20 November 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Thursday, 20 November 2014
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 46.0 km.
Date & time: Thu, 20 Nov 01:51:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.38°N / 141.49°E
Nearest volcano: Adatara (90 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 20 Nov
Thu, 20 Nov 01:51 UTCM 5.5 / 40 kmNEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 20 Nov 01:51 UTCM 5.4 / 35.2 km54km ESE of Namie, Japan[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Kanagawa / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sixth floor of my dorm, felt a back and forth shaking for 10-20 seconds
Tokyo, Shinjuku (246.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Building was noticebly shaking
torihama, Kanazwa-ku, Yokohama (247.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tokio / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I woke up because my bed was shaking.35th floor of the hotel.
Koto (Japan) (247 km SW from epicenter)(no details): From the 10th floor of the IBM Toyosu Office Building in Tokyo, I judge the frequency of swaying was about 2 Hz, or two sway cycles per second. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 25 Nov
Tue, 25 Nov 19:38 UTCM 4.4 / 38.4 km - [info] (177 km)97km ESE of Iwaki, Japan[Map]USGS
Sat, 13 Dec
Sat, 13 Dec 19:46 UTCM 4.6 / 37.3 km - [info] (149 km)72km SE of Iwaki, Japan[Map]USGS
Sat, 20 Dec
Sat, 20 Dec 09:29 UTCM 5.9 / 43 km - [info] (119 km)Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Sat, 20 Dec 09:49 UTCM 4.7 / 56 km - [info] (112 km)NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 24 Dec
Wed, 24 Dec 23:06 UTCM 5.2 / 14 km - [info] (121 km)Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Sat, 27 Dec
Sat, 27 Dec 18:19 UTCM 4.6 / 66 km - [info] (130 km)NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 31 Dec
Wed, 31 Dec 14:23 UTCM 4.4 / 9.8 km - [info] (96 km)16km ESE of Kitaibaraki, Japan[Map]USGS

 

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