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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Tuesday, 26 September 2017 - information

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 79.0 to 63.0 km.
Sep 26 20:35: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 63.0 to 10.0 km.
Sep 26 20:40: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 42.0 km.
Sep 26 20:41: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.8.
Date & time: Tue, 26 Sep 20:22:12 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.28°N / 142.34°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Osore-yama (101 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Tue, 26 Sep 20:22 UTCM 5.8 / 36 km- 79km ESE of Hachinohe, JapanUSGS
Tue, 26 Sep 20:22 UTCM 6.1 / 50 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanGeoAu
Tue, 26 Sep 20:22 UTCM 5.9 / 60 kmNEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPANEMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Wolvega, Netherland (8841.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Hachimantai / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Inzai (Japan) (534 km S from epicenter)(no details): Gentle swaying in hotel room on 10th floor of building (via EMSC)
Izumi-ku (Japan) (256 km SW from epicenter)(no details): An open door rocked back and forth in the doorway a bit. Felt like gentle swaying on a cruise ship. (via EMSC)
Oirase-chō (Japan) (97 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Slight wiggling of walls and decorations (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 1 Oct 2017
Sun, 1 Oct 14:20 UTCM 4.5 / 57.3 km - [info]- 65km NNE of Miyako, Japan[Map]USGS
Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Wed, 25 Oct 10:50 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- off the east coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]USGS
Sat, 4 Nov 2017
Sat, 4 Nov 21:05 UTCM 4.6 / 109 km - [info]- 26km SE of Aomori-shi, Japan[Map]USGS
Fri, 15 Dec 2017
Fri, 15 Dec 17:58 UTCM 5.6 / 68 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Tue, 19 Dec 2017
Tue, 19 Dec 19:49 UTCM 4.6 / 62.4 km - [info]- 55km NE of Misawa, Japan[Map]USGS

 

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