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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 6 October 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 6 October 2017

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 6 October 2017
Oct 6 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.2.
Date & time: Friday, 6 October 2017 07:59 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.45°N / 144.05°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (324 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 6 Oct 2017
Fri, 6 Oct 07:59 UTCM 6.2Off East Coast of Honshu, JapanGeoAu
Fri, 6 Oct 07:59 UTCM 6.2 / 9.8 kmOff east coast of Honshu, Japan [Sea: Japan]INGV
Fri, 6 Oct 07:59 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km- 255km ESE of Ishinomaki, JapanUSGS
Fri, 6 Oct 07:59 UTCM 6.1 / 10 km日本本州东岸远海CEIC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Tokyo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tokyo / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt the swinging in bed, objects were rattling, sound of things shaking
(362.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Wolvega, Netherland (9189.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Czhz / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Violént
Kyoto / not felt
Ibaraki ken / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
yokohama (460.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: I felt very small vibration about 30sec. (via app)
Tokyo / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Aoba Ward (Japan) (288 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt slightly. Other people around me didn’t feel it. (via EMSC)
Yokohama (Japan) (448 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Noticably, slight lamp shaking, relatively ong duration (via EMSC)
Zama-shi (Japan) (466 km SW from epicenter)(no details): noticeable movement, nothing falling over (via EMSC)
Minato-ku (Japan) (430 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt a low level vibration which went on for quite a long time. (via EMSC)
Inzai-shi (Japan) (389 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Short shakes on the 10th floor. (via EMSC)
Tsukuba (Japan) (382 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Noticable movement, the water inside my glass was shaking but the glass didn't move (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
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


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