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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Date & time: Tue, 13 Mar 06:46:27 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.64°N / 140.94°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Oshima (173 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

"I felt it" reports:
Shinagawa / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hardy Barracks, Tokyo (108.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Ichikawa (92.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Yachiyo-shi (Japan) (65 km W from epicenter)(no details): Abbastanza forte (via EMSC)
Saitama-shi (Japan) (108 km W from epicenter)(no details): I thought that it would not shake, but nothing happened (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 18 Mar
Sun, 18 Mar 03:59 UTCM 4.4 / 65.4 km - [info] (108 km)- 5km SSE of Chiba-shi, Japan[Map]USGS
Mon, 19 Mar
Mon, 19 Mar 02:45 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (167 km)Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Mon, 26 Mar
Mon, 26 Mar 09:44 UTCM 4.3 / 63.3 km - [info] (81 km)- 4km N of Iwai, Japan[Map]USGS
Sat, 21 Apr
Sat, 21 Apr 09:47 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (190 km)Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Thu, 3 May
Thu, 3 May 17:07 UTCM 4.5 / 60.7 km - [info] (119 km)- 6km WSW of Yachimata, Japan[Map]USGS
Thu, 3 May 17:17 UTCM 4.4 / 65.5 km - [info] (106 km)- 4km SE of Narashino, Japan[Map]USGS
Sat, 5 May
Sat, 5 May 14:46 UTCM 4.2 / 74.8 km - [info] (102 km)- 4km NNW of Ushiku, Japan[Map]USGS
Tue, 15 May
Tue, 15 May 05:00 UTCM 4.5 / 58 km - [info] (30 km)EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN
[Map]
EMSC
(59.4 km E from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): It felt like an truck pass.
Fujimi Chaya (27.5 km S from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Yokosuka (68.9 km ESE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Japan) (39 km E from epicenter)(no details): Laying in bed and the whole bed shook. Last a few seconds. (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Thu, 17 May
Thu, 17 May 03:12 UTCM 5.3 / 41.1 km - [info] (167 km)- 11km SSE of Hasaki, Japan
[Map]
USGS
(105.8 km W from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(87.6 km NW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(113.9 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(Japan) (49 km W from epicenter)(no details): Pretty strong (via EMSC)
Saitama-shi (Japan) (81 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was an earthquake that happened nearby, but I only felt some shaking (via EMSC)
(Japan) (78 km W from epicenter)(no details): On bike in Shinjuku, downtown Tokyo and got early warning via mobile phone. Stopped and could see lamp post shaking slightly but couldn’t feel anything myself standing up. (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Tue, 22 May
Tue, 22 May 12:55 UTCM 4.6 / 35 km - [info] (161 km)NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 2 Jun
Sat, 2 Jun 17:20 UTCM 4.4 / 68.1 km - [info] (125 km)- 3km NW of Togane, Japan
[Map]
USGS
Tokio / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Thu, 7 Jun
Thu, 7 Jun 05:58 UTCM 4.5 / 47.7 km - [info] (128 km)- 4km WNW of Narita, Japan
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 7 Jun 12:18 UTCM 4.6 / 47.2 km - [info] (153 km)- 7km NW of Hasaki, Japan
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 11 Jun
Mon, 11 Jun 20:09 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (127 km)Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Wed, 13 Jun
Wed, 13 Jun 22:14 UTCM 4.6 / 76.3 km - [info] (110 km)- 1km ENE of Chiba-shi, Japan
I FELT IT
[Map]
USGS
(33.7 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Sat, 16 Jun
Sat, 16 Jun 02:09 UTCM 4.6 / 20.5 km - [info] (115 km)- 8km E of Ohara, Japan
I FELT IT
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 17 Jun
Sun, 17 Jun 06:27 UTCM 4.6 / 10.8 km - [info]Akagi (6 km)- 12km SE of Numata, Japan
I FELT IT
[Map]
USGS
Komoro / MMI IV (Light shaking)

 

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