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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Kyushu, Japan on Friday, 15 April 2016

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Kyushu, Japan on Friday, 15 April 2016

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.0 quake: KYUSHU, JAPAN on Fri, 15 Apr 16h25, which had occurred 19 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Kyushu, Japan on Friday, 15 April 2016
Apr 15 16:53: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 64.0 to 62.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 62.0 to 63.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 63.0 to 64.0 km.
Apr 15 16:59: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 64.0 to 72.0 km.
Apr 15 17:14: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 72.0 to 73.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 73.0 to 72.0 km.
Apr 15 17:38: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 72.0 to 15.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 15 April 2016 16:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.71°N / 130.81°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Aso (47 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9*10^12 J (2.21 GWh / 1898 tons of TNT / 0.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 15 Apr 2016
Fri, 15 Apr 16:43 UTCM 4.2 / 9.9 kmNW KUMAMOTO PREFNIED
Fri, 15 Apr 16:44 UTCM 4.7 / 82.9 kmTOSA BAY REGIONNIED
Fri, 15 Apr 16:44 UTCM 5.8 / 51 kmKYUSHU, JAPANEMSC
Fri, 15 Apr 16:44 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km- 6km ENE of Uto, JapanUSGS

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Yamaguchi / MMI V (Moderate shaking)

 

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