Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Sunday, 19 April 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 29 km southeast of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, Japan, on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 20:39 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 29 km southeast of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, Japan, on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 20:39 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 53 km depth

19 Apr 20:47 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Apr 19 21:04: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 53.0 km.
Date & time: Apr 19, 2020 20:39:06 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9°N / 141.97°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode: 38.9°S / 38.03°W
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SE of Ofunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) E of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Mizusawa (pop: 61,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SE of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ENE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
410 km (255 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) ENE of Sado Island (pop: 55,200) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (261 mi) SSE of Okushiri Island (pop: 3,340) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (296 mi) NE of Honshu Island (pop: 104,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.453 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanGFZ
6.460 kmEastern Honshu, JapanEMSC
6.450 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanGeoAu
6.143 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanBMKG
6.338 km25km SE of Ofunato, JapanUSGS
6.462 kmNear east coast of eastern Honshu, Japan [Sea: Japan]INGV
6.230 km日本本州东岸近海 (Japan)CEIC

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Southbury Connecticut USA (10398.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lost my balance in the shower on the second story of my house  
near Misawa, Aomori (220.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tsuruoka, Yamagata (185.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Yokohama, Kanagawa (436.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Misawa AB, Aomori-Shi (209.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Our building swayed back-and-forty for approximately 2 minutes.  
Miharu, Tamura-gun, Fukushima (210.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Yokohama (431.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Sendai, Miyagi (119.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Kawasaki (419.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Morioka, Iwate / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Russia, Sankt Petersburg City,))),!!! / not felt : Без тряски и какой либо вибрации.))),!!!  
Setagaya-Ku, Tokyo / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I thought I was dizzy. I needed to look to see if there was an earthquake to confirm it  
(Japan, 479 km SW of epicenter) : Its scared (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (50 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Oct 11, 2020 00:02
1 year 8 weeks ago
3.6

50 km
73 km E of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Oct 8, 2020 01:22
1 year 9 weeks ago
3.9

60 km
82 km E of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Oct 6, 2020 06:27
1 year 9 weeks ago
4.6

93 km
6.8 km SE of Yamada, Shimohei-gun, Iwate, JapanMore
Oct 5, 2020 14:01
1 year 9 weeks ago
4.7

70 km
9.5 km W of Yamada, Shimohei-gun, Iwate, JapanMore
Sep 30, 2020 13:58
1 year 10 weeks ago
4.9

56 km
132 km NE of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Sep 25, 2020 18:07
1 year 10 weeks ago
4.4

40 km
108 km E of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Sep 17, 2020 00:18
1 year 12 weeks ago
4.7

69 km
3.5 km W of Yamada, Shimohei-gun, Iwate, JapanMore
Sep 13, 2020 21:25
1 year 12 weeks ago
4.0

40 km
134 km E of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Sep 12, 2020 20:29
1 year 12 weeks ago
4.2

40 km
119 km E of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Sep 12, 2020 10:05
1 year 12 weeks ago
3.8

40 km
126 km NE of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Sep 12, 2020 05:40
1 year 12 weeks ago
3.5

30 km
134 km E of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Sep 12, 2020 05:18
1 year 12 weeks ago
3.5

30 km
134 km E of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Sep 12, 2020 03:49
1 year 12 weeks ago
4.5

40 km
132 km NE of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Sep 12, 2020 03:31
1 year 12 weeks ago
3.7

40 km
134 km E of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Sep 12, 2020 03:03
1 year 12 weeks ago
4.1

40 km
126 km NE of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Sep 12, 2020 03:00
1 year 12 weeks ago
4.2

30 km
134 km E of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Sep 12, 2020 02:50
1 year 12 weeks ago
4.9

40 km
North Pacific Ocean, 52 km SE of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, JapanMore
Sep 12, 2020 02:44
1 year 12 weeks ago - felt
6.1

40 km
North Pacific Ocean, 54 km SE of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, JapanMore
Sep 9, 2020 02:45
1 year 13 weeks ago
4.0

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 15 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Sep 7, 2020 05:31
1 year 13 weeks ago
2.4

6 km
Puerto Rico RegionMore
Sep 3, 2020 03:05
1 year 14 weeks ago
4.1

50 km
35 km SE of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Aug 27, 2020 10:46
1 year 15 weeks ago
3.8

50 km
30 km E of Kamaishi, Iwate, JapanMore
Aug 27, 2020 00:48
1 year 15 weeks ago
4.5

60 km
132 km NE of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Aug 25, 2020 00:08
1 year 15 weeks ago
3.7

60 km
135 km NE of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Aug 9, 2020 08:54
1 year 17 weeks ago
3.7

40 km
North Pacific Ocean, 52 km SE of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, JapanMore
Jul 28, 2020 10:46
1 year 19 weeks ago
3.8

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 25 km SE of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, JapanMore
Jul 27, 2020 07:56
1 year 19 weeks ago
4.0

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 30 km SE of Kasakai-jima Island, JapanMore
Jul 25, 2020 00:17
1 year 19 weeks ago
4.1

40 km
North Pacific Ocean, 53 km E of Kasakai-jima Island, JapanMore
Jul 24, 2020 10:35
1 year 19 weeks ago
3.5

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 10.1 km E of Sangan-jima Island, Iwate, JapanMore
Jul 22, 2020 05:49
1 year 20 weeks ago
3.5

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 23 km SE of Oki-sannō-jima Island, JapanMore
Jul 18, 2020 07:06
1 year 20 weeks ago
3.5

60 km
North Pacific Ocean, 16 km SE of Oki-sannō-jima Island, JapanMore
Jul 16, 2020 09:07
1 year 21 weeks ago
3.7

60 km
North Pacific Ocean, 13 km NE of Kasakai-jima Island, JapanMore
Jul 14, 2020 03:36
1 year 21 weeks ago
3.6

10 km
20 km W of Mizusawa, Ōshū-shi, Iwate, JapanMore
Jul 11, 2020 13:12
1 year 21 weeks ago
3.9

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 31 km SE of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, JapanMore
Jul 1, 2020 04:12
1 year 23 weeks ago
3.6

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 34 km SE of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, JapanMore
Jun 19, 2020 17:38
1 year 24 weeks ago
3.7

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 1.6 km SE of Sangan-jima Island, Iwate, JapanMore
Jun 19, 2020 05:45
1 year 24 weeks ago
4.0

40 km
North Pacific Ocean, 35 km SE of Kamaishi, Iwate, JapanMore
Jun 14, 2020 13:33
1 year 25 weeks ago
3.8

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 38 km SE of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, JapanMore
Jun 12, 2020 17:42
1 year 25 weeks ago
4.5

60 km
North Pacific Ocean, 113 km E of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, JapanMore
Jun 12, 2020 15:54
1 year 25 weeks ago
3.6

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 25 km SE of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, JapanMore
Jun 3, 2020 12:20
1 year 27 weeks ago
4.0

30 km
North Pacific Ocean, 50 km SE of Kamaishi, Iwate, JapanMore
Jun 2, 2020 01:00
1 year 27 weeks ago
3.7

60 km
North Pacific Ocean, 8.9 km SE of Oki-sannō-jima Island, JapanMore
May 28, 2020 17:46
1 year 28 weeks ago
3.9

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 33 km NE of Kasakai-jima Island, JapanMore
May 18, 2020 03:00
1 year 29 weeks ago
5.1

51 km
North Pacific Ocean, 25 km SE of Oki-sannō-jima Island, JapanMore
May 14, 2020 21:40
1 year 30 weeks ago
4.8

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 69 km SE of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, JapanMore
May 12, 2020 12:51
1 year 30 weeks ago
3.5

60 km
North Pacific Ocean, 48 km SE of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, JapanMore
Apr 29, 2020 09:25
1 year 32 weeks ago
3.7

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 15 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Apr 27, 2020 20:19
1 year 32 weeks ago
3.7

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 23 km SE of Oki-sannō-jima Island, JapanMore
Apr 22, 2020 11:26
1 year 33 weeks ago
4.4

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 55 km E of Kasakai-jima Island, JapanMore
Apr 20, 2020 01:49
1 year 33 weeks ago
4.5

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 45 km SE of Ofunato, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate, JapanMore
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