Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Northwest of Ryukyu Islands on Saturday, 14 November 2015 at 20:34 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake Northwest of Ryukyu Islands 13 November 21:17 UTC, which had occurred 23 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Northwest of Ryukyu Islands on Saturday, 14 November 2015 at 20:34 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Nov 20:44 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 75.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 14 Nov 2015 08:34:29 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.22°N / 128.74°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
150 km (93 mi) W of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000)
151 km (94 mi) W of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700)
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Kushikino (pop: 25,700)
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Sendai (pop: 73,100)
201 km (125 mi) W of Kanoya (pop: 82,300)
201 km (125 mi) SSW of Nagasaki (pop: 410,200)
517 km (322 mi) S of Daegu (South Korea) (pop: 2,566,500)
1130 km (702 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.010 kmNorthwest of Ryukyu IslandsGFZ
M 5.310 km- 137km W of Makurazaki, JapanUSGS

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