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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - HYUGANADA REGION, Japan, on Jun 20, 2017 23:27:41.64

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - HYUGANADA REGION, Japan, on Jun 20, 2017 23:27:41.64
20 Jun 14:36 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 2017-06-20 02:27:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Jun 20, 2017 23:27:41.64
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 42.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.86°N / 132.03°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Tsurumi (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SE of Saiki (pop: 49,100)
28 km (18 mi) SE of Tsukumiura (pop: 21,700)
36 km (22 mi) SE of Usuki (pop: 35,000)
171 km (106 mi) SE of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300)
176 km (109 mi) SW of Hiroshima (pop: 1,143,800)
771 km (479 mi) SW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2017-06-20 14:27:41 UTC
Jun 20, 2017 23:27:41.64
M 5.3 / 42.4 kmHYUGANADA REGION, JapanNIED
2017-06-20 14:27:42 UTCM 4.9 / 58 kmKyushu, JapanGFZ
2017-06-20 14:27:42 UTCM 4.9 / 58 km4.9 KYUSHU, JAPANEMSC
2017-06-20 14:27:41 UTC
2017-06-20 23:27:41 +09:00
M 5.0 / 45.3 km14km ESE of Saiki, JapanUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Kumamoto (117.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)

Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake HYUGANADA REGION, Japan, Jun 20, 2017 23:27:41.64

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 24 Jul 2017 19:44 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    42.2 km (26.2 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 23 Jul 2017 07:19 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    42.3 km (26.3 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 20 Jun 2017 22:31 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 20 Jun 2017 17:36 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    42.1 km (26.2 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (0 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 20 Jun 2017 17:31 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    40.5 km (25.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - HYUGANADA REGION, Japan, on Jun 20, 2017 23:27:41.64

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