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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 93km E of Yamada, Japan on Sunday, 15 April 2018

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 93km E of Yamada, Japan on Sunday, 15 April 2018
Date & time: Sun, 15 Apr 15:09:44 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 31.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.3711°N / 143.033°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwate (182 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 18 Apr 2018
Wed, 18 Apr 11:46 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Thu, 19 Apr 2018
Thu, 19 Apr 11:38 UTCM 4.9 / 50 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Thu, 19 Apr 13:16 UTCM 4.5 / 45.3 km - [info]- 201km ESE of Yamada, Japan[Map]USGS
Sat, 28 Apr 2018
Sat, 28 Apr 02:12 UTCM 4.1 / 48.8 km - [info]- 25km ENE of Ishinomaki, Japan[Map]USGS
Sun, 29 Apr 2018
Sun, 29 Apr 03:09 UTCM 4.3 / 44.7 km - [info]- 11km ENE of Kamaishi, Japan[Map]USGS
Sun, 6 May 2018
Sun, 6 May 20:00 UTCM 5.2 / 95 km - [info]Eastern Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Sat, 12 May 2018
Sat, 12 May 16:49 UTCM 5.0 / 79 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Mon, 14 May 2018
Mon, 14 May 10:31 UTCM 5.0 / 41 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Sun, 17 Jun 2018
Sun, 17 Jun 06:15 UTCM 4.0 / 39.1 km - [info]- 39km SE of Kamaishi, Japan[Map]USGS
Sun, 17 Jun 15:43 UTCM 4.5 / 40.6 km - [info]- 46km SE of Ofunato, Japan[Map]USGS
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Tue, 26 Jun 11:03 UTCM 4.8 / 60 km - [info]NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 11 Jul 2018
Wed, 11 Jul 23:01 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 14 Jul 2018
Sat, 14 Jul 09:13 UTCM 4.2 / 56.9 km - [info]- 31km SE of Ofunato, Japan[Map]USGS
Fri, 27 Jul 2018
Fri, 27 Jul 06:24 UTCM 4.3 / 66.9 km - [info]- 22km NW of Miyako, Japan[Map]USGS
Sun, 5 Aug 2018
Sun, 5 Aug 22:50 UTCM 4.7 / 30 km - [info]OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 19 Aug 2018
Sun, 19 Aug 18:09 UTCM 4.5 / 105.5 km - [info]- 3km E of Kogota, Japan[Map]USGS
Sun, 9 Sep 2018
Sun, 9 Sep 11:37 UTCM 4.4 / 108 km - [info]EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
Tue, 18 Sep 16:21 UTCM 5.1 / 70 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Thu, 20 Sep 2018
Thu, 20 Sep 07:44 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Thu, 20 Sep 08:08 UTCM 4.4 / 23.3 km - [info]- 105km ENE of Miyako, Japan[Map]USGS
Tue, 25 Sep 2018
Tue, 25 Sep 03:31 UTCM 4.8 / 33.1 km - [info]- 58km SE of Ofunato, Japan[Map]USGS
Tue, 9 Oct 2018
Tue, 9 Oct 19:58 UTCM 4.6 / 33.6 km - [info]- 53km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan[Map]USGS
Sat, 27 Oct 2018
Sat, 27 Oct 11:39 UTCM 5.2 / 55 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Fri, 16 Nov 2018
Fri, 16 Nov 02:49 UTCM 4.5 / 80 km - [info]EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 24 Nov 2018
Sat, 24 Nov 22:46 UTCM 3.9 / 27.3 km - [info]- 69km SE of Kamaishi, Japan[Map]USGS
Mon, 26 Nov 2018
Mon, 26 Nov 13:04 UTCM 4.5 / 50.6 km - [info]- 26km SSE of Ofunato, Japan[Map]USGS
Mon, 3 Dec 2018
Mon, 3 Dec 19:15 UTCM 4.7 / 26 km - [info]- 44km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan[Map]USGS
Sat, 15 Dec 2018
Sat, 15 Dec 16:28 UTCM 4.9 / 73 km - [info]Eastern Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Wed, 26 Dec 2018
Wed, 26 Dec 16:48 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ

 

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