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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Saturday, 20 August 2016

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Saturday, 20 August 2016

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Saturday, 20 August 2016
Aug 20 09:15: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Aug 20 09:19: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Date & time: Saturday, 20 August 2016 09:01 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.39°N / 143.62°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Osore-yama (242 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 20 Aug 2016
Sat, 20 Aug 09:01 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmOFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPANEMSC
Sat, 20 Aug 09:01 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmOff east coast of Honshu, Japan [Sea: Japan]INGV
Sat, 20 Aug 09:01 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km- 167km ENE of Miyako, JapanUSGS
Sat, 20 Aug 09:01 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmNE of Miyako, JapanGeoAu
Sat, 20 Aug 09:01 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km日本本州东岸远海CEIC

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