Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 167 km southeast of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Thursday, 23 November 2017 at 18:02 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Philippines Sea, 167 km southeast of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Thursday, 23 November 2017 at 18:02 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Nov 18:09 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Nov 23 18:27: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.4.
Date & time: 23 Nov 2017 18:02:37 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.03°N / 130.26°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwo-Tori-shima (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
167 km (104 mi) SSE of Naze (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) ENE of Nago (pop: 59,600) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) ENE of Gushikawa (pop: 65,300) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) ENE of Katsuren-haebaru (Uruma) (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) ENE of Okinawa (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) ENE of Ginowan (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) ENE of Naha (pop: 300,800) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) ENE of Tomigusuku (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) ENE of Itoman (pop: 57,200) --> See nearby quakes!
1314 km (816 mi) SW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) ENE of Okinawa Island (pop: 1,301,000) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SE of Kakeroma Jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.410 kmRyukyu Islands, JapanGFZ
M 5.510 km- 161km SSE of Naze, JapanUSGS

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 167 km southeast of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Thursday, 23 November 2017 at 18:02 (GMT)
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