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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Wednesday, 20 September 2017
Sep 20 16:46: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Date & time: Wed, 20 Sep 16:37:16 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.01°N / 144.57°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (344 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 20 Sep 2017
Wed, 20 Sep 16:37 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmOFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPANEMSC
Wed, 20 Sep 16:37 UTCM 6.2 / 9.8 kmOff east coast of Honshu, Japan [Sea: Japan]INGV
Wed, 20 Sep 16:37 UTCM 6.1 / 10 km- off the east coast of Honshu, JapanUSGS
Wed, 20 Sep 16:37 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmSE of Kamaishi, JapanGeoAu
Wed, 20 Sep 16:37 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km日本本州东岸海域CEIC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(405.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
The uk, england / not felt
Wolvega, Netherland (9151.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Tokyo Station / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(574.5 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
yokohama (530.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt long small lateral vibration. (via app)
Tokio (494.4 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(389.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mito-shi (Japan) (413 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Au 7eme étage, une vibration modulée qui a duré une vingtaine de secondes. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 6 Oct 2017
Fri, 6 Oct 07:59 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km - [info]Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Fri, 6 Oct 17:08 UTCM 4.6 / 31.5 km - [info]- 251km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan[Map]USGS
Wed, 11 Oct 2017
Wed, 11 Oct 22:10 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info]- 257km E of Namie, Japan[Map]USGS
Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Sun, 29 Oct 12:35 UTCM 4.6 / 26.1 km - [info]- 229km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan[Map]USGS
Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Sun, 12 Nov 22:24 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km - [info]Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ

 

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