Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 94 km northeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Monday, 29 January 2018 at 04:00 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 98 km east of Mutsu, Aomori, Japan, 24 January 2018 10:51 GMT, which had occurred 5 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 94 km northeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Monday, 29 January 2018 at 04:00 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 52 km depth

Date & time: 29 Jan 2018 04:00:00 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.08°N / 142.31°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Mutsu-Hiuchi-dake (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) ENE of Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) ESE of Mutsu (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) ENE of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) ESE of Hakodate (pop: 275,700) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) ENE of Hirosaki (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SE of Muroran (pop: 96,200) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NNE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SSE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
641 km (399 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) ESE of Okushiri Island (pop: 3,340) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SE of Daikoku-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.052 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGFZ

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 94 km northeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Monday, 29 January 2018 at 04:00 (GMT)
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