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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Friday, 19 December 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Friday, 19 December 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Friday, 19 December 2014
Dec 19 09:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 24.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 19 December 2014 04:47 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.71°N / 145.54°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Golovnin (128 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 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
Fri, 19 Dec 2014
Fri, 19 Dec 04:47 UTCM 5.3 / 20 kmHOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGIONEMSC
Fri, 19 Dec 04:47 UTCM 5.5 / 31.6 km65km S of Nemuro, JapanUSGS

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Hamanaka (Japan) (59 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Vibration is felt enough for us who live in coastal town of pasific ocean sea.. (via EMSC)

 

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