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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Ryukyu Islands, Japan on Monday, 19 June 2017

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Ryukyu Islands, Japan on Monday, 19 June 2017
Date & time: Mon, 19 Jun 20:32:25 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.75°N / 129.63°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Iwo-Tori-shima (187 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 19 Jun
Mon, 19 Jun 20:32 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km4.9 RYUKYU ISLANDS, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 19 Jun 20:32 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km- 163km E of Nago, Japan[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 12 Jul
Wed, 12 Jul 19:04 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (205 km)Ryukyu Islands, Japan[Map]GFZ
Wed, 26 Jul
Wed, 26 Jul 10:32 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km - [info] (203 km)Southeast of Ryukyu Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Chatan-chō (Japan) (253 km W from epicenter)(no details): My wife's recliner shuck as well as the lamps on our tables. I felt it in my head. Oh and saw all the powerlines shaking outside. (via EMSC)
Wed, 26 Jul 13:27 UTCM 4.6 / 2 km - [info] (228 km) SOUTHEAST OF RYUKYU ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 15 Aug
Tue, 15 Aug 20:29 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (216 km)Southeast of Ryukyu Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Hiroshima (878.3 km SE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tue, 5 Sep
Tue, 5 Sep 06:56 UTCM 4.5 / 59.2 km - [info] (155 km)- 11km N of Ishikawa, Japan
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 15 Oct
Sun, 15 Oct 13:35 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (246 km)- 188km ESE of Nago, Japan
[Map]
USGS

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