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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kyushu, Japan on Thursday, 14 April 2016

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Kyushu, Japan on Thursday, 14 April 2016

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Kyushu, Japan on Thursday, 14 April 2016
Apr 14 12:37: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Apr 14 12:38: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Apr 14 12:41: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 21.0 km.
Apr 14 13:34: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Date & time: Thu, 14 Apr 12:26:37 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.79°N / 130.62°E
Nearest volcano: Aso (56 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 14 Apr
Thu, 14 Apr 12:26 UTCM 6.1 / 15 kmKYUSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 14 Apr 12:26 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km- 7km SW of Ueki, Japan[Map]USGS
Thu, 14 Apr 12:26 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmSW of Ueki, Japan[Map]GeoAu
Thu, 14 Apr 12:26 UTCM 6.2 / 20 km日本九州岛[Map]CEIC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Kumamoto city / MMI IX (Violent shaking): I was about 7kms from epicentre, it felt like a train hit the side of the house... vicious jolt, only lasted about 7 seconds though, non stop aftershocks.
Fukuoka / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I'm really still scare. Very worry about my little son.
Fukuoka / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I'm really still scare. Very worry about my little son.
Kokura / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tokyo (894.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Tokyo (894.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Tokyo (894.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Germany / not felt: ghfthztzutz
Nagasaki city / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fukuoka, Hakata (91 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
fukuoka / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hiroshima / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ōzu-machi (Japan) (23 km E from epicenter)(no details): My first earthquake and boy what a doozie. Really scary and have been feeling very strong aftershocks. (via EMSC)
Fukuoka-shi (Japan) (90 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I'm so scared (via EMSC)
Shinjuku-ku (Japan) (884 km E from epicenter)(no details): We are on the 21 floor of the Keio Plaza in Toyko. I barely felt it but my wife did not. (via EMSC)
Seoul (South Korea) (627 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Was lying in bed and started gentle rocking from side to side. Looked at clock and it read 9.26 pm (KST). Went to google and saw a tremor in Japan at the same time. Just wondering is Seoul too far away to be felt? (via EMSC)
Minamiaso-mura (Japan) (23 km E from epicenter)(no details): Some road damage almost hit the house . First earthquake for me , very scary in japanese 100 year old building (via EMSC)
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) (236 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was laying in the bed and felt the movement (via EMSC)
Shimonoseki (Japan) (127 km N from epicenter)(no details): Quake motion was sharp side to side movement for 5 seconds, then slowed down for 3 seconds then much stronger for another 5 seconds. We are located 70 miles north of the epicenter. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 15 Apr
Fri, 15 Apr 16:25 UTCM 7.0 / 10 km - [info]Aso (35 km) - central Kyushu, JapanKYUSHU, JAPAN
[Map]
EMSC
kumamoto / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Samara, Russia (6538.9 km ENE from epicenter) / not felt
Fukuoka / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(South Korea) (319 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was the first earthquake I felt in Korea. I was about to sleep and felt the whole building was moving side by side for about 10-15 sec and I could hear the moving sound. It was really scary and when I check the time it just before 1.30am here in Korea. (via EMSC)
Minamiaso-mura (Japan) (37 km E from epicenter)(no details): The house we stayed is destroyed. Some minor injuries. (via EMSC)
Sasebo-shi (Japan) (88 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Woke me up at Sasebo, Japan (via EMSC)
Fukuoka-shi (Japan) (85 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt like about a 5 in Fukuoka. 3-4 aftershocks to follow it up too. (via EMSC)
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) (245 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Woke up in Hiroshima (via EMSC)
Kumamoto city 2 km south of kumamoto castle (23.2 km N from epicenter) / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): Was in the top floor of a 10th floor building. Very strong shaking bed moved with me in it. Light door came down. TV fall like lots of other stuff to the ground. Small cracks in earthquake safe building. (via app)
Tokoname-shi (Japan) (619 km E from epicenter)(no details): Rumbling, sounded like someone moving large furniture around on wooden floor (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Thu, 1 Dec (6 earthquakes)
Thu, 1 Dec 02:57 UTCM 3.0 / 11.8 km - [info] (36 km)NW KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 1 Dec 05:13 UTCM 3.5 / 39.1 km - [info] (111 km)SW EHIME PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 1 Dec 14:04 UTCM 3.3 / 39.7 km - [info] (111 km)SW EHIME PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 1 Dec 17:43 UTCM 3.2 / 12.2 km - [info] (40 km)NW KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 1 Dec 19:42 UTCM 2.6 / 9.3 km - [info] (36 km)NW KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 1 Dec 21:19 UTCM 3.5 / 8.9 km - [info]Aso (28 km) - central Kyushu, JapanNW KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 2 Dec
Fri, 2 Dec 09:41 UTCM 3.6 / 16.1 km - [info]Aso (119 km) - central Kyushu, JapanHYUGANADA REGION[Map]NIED
Sun, 4 Dec
Sun, 4 Dec 09:47 UTCM 2.6 / 10.1 km - [info]Aso (42 km) - central Kyushu, JapanNW KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Sun, 4 Dec 13:28 UTCM 2.6 / 7.3 km - [info] (46 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 5 Dec
Mon, 5 Dec 02:52 UTCM 3.7 / 9 km - [info] (45 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 5 Dec 17:49 UTCM 3.5 / 54.3 km - [info] (72 km)HYUGANADA REGION[Map]NIED
Tue, 6 Dec
Tue, 6 Dec 00:30 UTCM 2.6 / 113.9 km - [info] (33 km)NORTHERN OITA PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 6 Dec 03:12 UTCM 3.6 / 11.3 km - [info] (44 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 6 Dec 03:16 UTCM 2.7 / 10.7 km - [info] (35 km)NW KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 6 Dec 08:02 UTCM 2.7 / 10.4 km - [info] (37 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 6 Dec 16:46 UTCM 3.0 / 6.3 km - [info] (40 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 9 Dec
Fri, 9 Dec 15:10 UTCM 2.7 / 9.6 km - [info] (40 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 9 Dec 15:58 UTCM 3.1 / 12.2 km - [info] (38 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Sat, 10 Dec
Sat, 10 Dec 15:40 UTCM 3.7 / 21.2 km - [info] (84 km)HYUGANADA REGION[Map]NIED
Tue, 13 Dec
Tue, 13 Dec 00:01 UTCM 2.9 / 26.5 km - [info] (117 km)HYUGANADA REGION[Map]NIED
Tue, 13 Dec 12:59 UTCM 3.8 / 53.2 km - [info] (54 km)BUNGO CHANNEL[Map]NIED
Thu, 15 Dec
Thu, 15 Dec 21:05 UTCM 2.6 / 9.8 km - [info] (44 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 16 Dec
Fri, 16 Dec 20:04 UTCM 3.4 / 107.7 km - [info]Tsurumi (10 km)NORTHERN OITA PREF
[Map]
NIED
Sat, 17 Dec
Sat, 17 Dec 00:28 UTCM 3.0 / 9.6 km - [info] (43 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Sat, 17 Dec 03:20 UTCM 4.6 / 99.5 km - [info]Kirishima (20 km)SOUTHERN MIYAZAKI PREF[Map]NIED
Sun, 18 Dec
Sun, 18 Dec 04:14 UTCM 3.0 / 10 km - [info]Unzen (28 km)NW KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 19 Dec
Mon, 19 Dec 05:52 UTCM 2.9 / 17.3 km - [info]Kirishima (121 km)HYUGANADA REGION[Map]NIED
Tue, 20 Dec
Tue, 20 Dec 05:49 UTCM 2.6 / 9 km - [info]Unzen (41 km)NW KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Wed, 21 Dec
Wed, 21 Dec 20:54 UTCM 2.6 / 8.6 km - [info]Aso (13 km) - central Kyushu, JapanNE KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 22 Dec
Thu, 22 Dec 08:53 UTCM 2.6 / 13.4 km - [info]Aso (40 km) - central Kyushu, JapanNW KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 22 Dec 11:48 UTCM 2.8 / 25.5 km - [info]Aso (108 km) - central Kyushu, JapanHYUGANADA REGION[Map]NIED
Thu, 22 Dec 15:47 UTCM 3.3 / 27.1 km - [info] (102 km)HYUGANADA REGION[Map]NIED
Fri, 23 Dec
Fri, 23 Dec 07:44 UTCM 2.6 / 4.9 km - [info]Unzen (43 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Sat, 24 Dec
Sat, 24 Dec 09:41 UTCM 2.7 / 15.6 km - [info]Tsurumi (57 km)SUONADA SETONAIKAI
[Map]
NIED
Sat, 24 Dec 11:55 UTCM 4.1 / 131.6 km - [info]Tsurumi (14 km)NORTHERN OITA PREF
[Map]
NIED
Mon, 26 Dec
Mon, 26 Dec 18:02 UTCM 2.7 / 13.4 km - [info]Aso (31 km) - central Kyushu, JapanNW KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 27 Dec
Tue, 27 Dec 20:12 UTCM 4.4 / 5.7 km - [info] (38 km)GOTO ISLANDS REGION
[Map]
NIED
Tokyo (1024.6 km SSW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tue, 27 Dec 21:54 UTCM 2.8 / 10 km - [info]Unzen (25 km)NW KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 29 Dec
Thu, 29 Dec 22:52 UTCM 2.7 / 9.9 km - [info] (43 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF
[Map]
NIED
Sat, 31 Dec
Sat, 31 Dec 16:46 UTCM 3.8 / 10.3 km - [info]Unzen (10 km)NEAR UNZENDAKE
[Map]
NIED
Sun, 1 Jan
Sun, 1 Jan 16:59 UTCM 3.2 / 13.1 km - [info] (42 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 3 Jan
Tue, 3 Jan 18:22 UTCM 2.8 / 10.5 km - [info] (36 km)NW KUMAMOTO PREF
[Map]
NIED
Wed, 4 Jan
Wed, 4 Jan 17:39 UTCM 2.9 / 10.8 km - [info] (31 km)NW KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 5 Jan
Thu, 5 Jan 08:16 UTCM 3.3 / 9.5 km - [info] (40 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 6 Jan
Fri, 6 Jan 02:03 UTCM 3.0 / 9 km - [info] (44 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 6 Jan 02:12 UTCM 3.4 / 9.4 km - [info] (43 km)SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF[Map]NIED
Wed, 11 Jan
Wed, 11 Jan 04:54 UTCM 3.4 / 2.9 km - [info] (39 km)GOTO ISLANDS REGION
[Map]
NIED
Wed, 11 Jan 10:11 UTCM 3.4 / 8.6 km - [info]Aso (23 km) - central Kyushu, JapanNW KUMAMOTO PREF
[Map]
NIED
Thu, 12 Jan
Thu, 12 Jan 10:17 UTCM 2.7 / 36.4 km - [info] (95 km)HYUGANADA REGION
[Map]
NIED

 

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