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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kyushu, Japan on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kyushu, Japan on Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Kyushu, Japan on Tuesday, 8 January 2019
Jan 8 12:51: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 31.0 km.
Jan 8 12:53: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.0 to 23.0 km.
Jan 8 12:55: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 23.0 to 25.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 8 January 2019 12:39 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.6°N / 131.08°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (79 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 8 Jan 2019
Tue, 8 Jan 12:39 UTCM 6.3 / 40 kmKYUSHU, JAPANEMSC
Tue, 8 Jan 12:39 UTCM 6.3 / 35 km- 16km SSE of Nishinoomote, JapanUSGS
Tue, 8 Jan 12:39 UTCM 6.2 / 20 km日本种子岛附近海域CEIC

"I felt it" reports:
bangalore / not felt
Tokyo / not felt: I was on the toilet and it just started quaking and i legit shit all over the place, please send help i've fallen and can't get up, get life alert. Stop it get some help call the mental health line now (1-888-993-3112). Lets get this bread, boys.
Kagoshima / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Prolonged swaying of the hotel.
(7.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): little shaking
Miyakonojo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Iwatsuki (Japan) (998 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Yawning of the earth is frequent (via EMSC)

 

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