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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 20 February 2015

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 20 February 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.7 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Mon, 16 Feb 23h06, which had occurred 3 days earlier.
Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 20 February 2015
Feb 20 16:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.3.
Date & time: Friday, 20 February 2015 04:25 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.89°N / 143.56°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Osore-yama (228 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 20 Feb 2015
Fri, 20 Feb 04:25 UTCM 6.3 / 13.5 km140km E of Miyako, JapanUSGS
Fri, 20 Feb 04:25 UTCM 6.3 / 14 kmE of Miyako, JapanGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Miyako (Japan) (143 km W from epicenter)(no details): This is a Great Earthquake (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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