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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 27 March 2015

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 27 March 2015

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 27 March 2015
Mar 27 13:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Date & time: Fri, 27 Mar 03:04:07 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.28°N / 143.19°E
Nearest volcano: Adatara (302 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 27 Mar
Fri, 27 Mar 03:04 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km214km ESE of Iwaki, Japan[Map]USGS
Fri, 27 Mar 03:04 UTCM 5.5 / 2 kmOFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 27 Mar 12:32 UTCM 4.9 / 15 km - [info] (103 km)NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 27 Mar 14:39 UTCM 5.0 / 2 km - [info] (124 km)NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 27 Mar 14:39 UTCM 4.6 / 9 km - [info] (109 km)Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Sun, 12 Apr
Sun, 12 Apr 19:25 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (331 km)Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Mon, 13 Apr
Mon, 13 Apr 16:56 UTCM 4.3 / 34 km - [info] (117 km)NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 24 Apr
Fri, 24 Apr 07:37 UTCM 4.6 / 35 km - [info] (263 km)OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 28 May
Thu, 28 May 07:37 UTCM 4.5 / 30 km - [info] (280 km)OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 28 May 22:13 UTCM 4.9 / 23.9 km - [info] (182 km)60km SE of Hasaki, Japan[Map]USGS
Wed, 3 Jun
Wed, 3 Jun 18:11 UTCM 4.2 / 33 km - [info] (214 km)OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 21 Jun
Sun, 21 Jun 01:57 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (200 km)OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 21 Jun 14:18 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (210 km)OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 21 Jun 20:30 UTCM 4.5 / 45 km - [info] (140 km)Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Tue, 23 Jun
Tue, 23 Jun 16:32 UTCM 4.3 / 31 km - [info] (242 km)NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 23 Jul 12:51 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (405 km)Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Thu, 13 Aug
Thu, 13 Aug 20:13 UTCM 5.1 / 53 km - [info] (107 km)Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Thu, 3 Sep
Thu, 3 Sep 16:51 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (302 km)Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Mon, 5 Oct
Mon, 5 Oct 00:26 UTCM 4.3 / 32.6 km - [info] (177 km)- 102km ESE of Iwaki, Japan[Map]USGS
Thu, 15 Oct
Thu, 15 Oct 15:01 UTCM 4.8 / 2 km - [info] (277 km)OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 27 Oct
Tue, 27 Oct 20:42 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (169 km)Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Thu, 12 Nov
Thu, 12 Nov 08:07 UTCM 3.1 / 1.1 km - [info] (185 km)FAR E OFF IBARAKI PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 13 Nov
Fri, 13 Nov 03:55 UTCM 2.7 / 10.5 km - [info] (183 km)FAR E OFF IBARAKI PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 13 Nov 14:00 UTCM 3.2 / 35 km - [info] (322 km)FAR E OFF CENTRAL HONSHU[Map]NIED
Mon, 16 Nov
Mon, 16 Nov 06:54 UTCM 3.5 / 51.1 km - [info] (251 km)FAR E OFF KANTO[Map]NIED
Mon, 16 Nov 18:52 UTCM 3.2 / 36.6 km - [info] (169 km)FAR E OFF IBARAKI PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 16 Nov 19:00 UTCM 3.1 / 31.1 km - [info] (171 km)FAR E OFF IBARAKI PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 17 Nov
Tue, 17 Nov 15:11 UTCM 3.8 / 16.7 km - [info] (150 km)E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 17 Nov 17:31 UTCM 2.7 / 46.8 km - [info] (146 km)E OFF IBARAKI PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 20 Nov
Fri, 20 Nov 07:12 UTCM 3.1 / 44 km - [info] (133 km)E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 24 Nov
Tue, 24 Nov 15:37 UTCM 3.0 / 11.3 km - [info] (203 km)E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF[Map]NIED
Wed, 25 Nov
Wed, 25 Nov 05:08 UTCM 2.6 / 39.3 km - [info] (136 km)E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 26 Nov
Thu, 26 Nov 12:27 UTCM 2.8 / 46 km - [info] (148 km)E OFF IBARAKI PREF[Map]NIED
Sat, 28 Nov
Sat, 28 Nov 04:18 UTCM 2.7 / 20.7 km - [info] (192 km)E OFF BOSO PENINSULA[Map]NIED
Sun, 29 Nov
Sun, 29 Nov 11:57 UTCM 2.6 / 44.6 km - [info] (139 km)E OFF IBARAKI PREF[Map]NIED
Wed, 2 Dec
Wed, 2 Dec 12:17 UTCM 2.9 / 41.1 km - [info] (146 km)E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 7 Dec
Mon, 7 Dec 12:54 UTCM 2.9 / 27.3 km - [info] (129 km)E OFF IBARAKI PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 8 Dec
Tue, 8 Dec 06:41 UTCM 2.8 / 30.4 km - [info] (102 km)E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 11 Dec
Fri, 11 Dec 21:55 UTCM 3.0 / 16.6 km - [info] (171 km)E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF[Map]NIED
Sat, 12 Dec
Sat, 12 Dec 21:55 UTCM 2.6 / 47.7 km - [info] (94 km)E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF[Map]NIED
Sun, 13 Dec
Sun, 13 Dec 09:05 UTCM 3.4 / 35 km - [info] (420 km)FAR E OFF NORTH HONSHU[Map]NIED
Sun, 13 Dec 13:59 UTCM 3.5 / 19.8 km - [info] (134 km)E OFF IBARAKI PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 14 Dec
Mon, 14 Dec 06:24 UTCM 2.7 / 28.3 km - [info] (122 km)E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 14 Dec 20:32 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (265 km)Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Mon, 14 Dec 20:32 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (265 km)OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 14 Dec 20:32 UTCM 3.9 / 35 km - [info] (252 km)FAR E OFF KANTO[Map]NIED
Tue, 15 Dec
Tue, 15 Dec 16:46 UTCM 3.0 / 10.2 km - [info] (162 km)E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 18 Dec
Fri, 18 Dec 11:39 UTCM 2.7 / 50.9 km - [info] (130 km)E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 18 Dec 22:17 UTCM 2.7 / 19.9 km - [info] (154 km)E OFF IBARAKI PREF[Map]NIED
Sat, 19 Dec
Sat, 19 Dec 07:46 UTCM 3.0 / 35 km - [info] (323 km)FAR E OFF CENTRAL HONSHU[Map]NIED
Sun, 20 Dec
Sun, 20 Dec 18:22 UTCM 2.9 / 21.3 km - [info] (163 km)FAR E OFF IBARAKI PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 21 Dec
Mon, 21 Dec 01:47 UTCM 3.1 / 24 km - [info] (181 km)E OFF BOSO PENINSULA[Map]NIED

 

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