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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Near S. Coast of Western Honshu on Sunday, 17 June 2018

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Near S. Coast of Western Honshu on Sunday, 17 June 2018
Date & time: Sun, 17 Jun 22:58:34 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.79°N / 135.67°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Haku-san (182 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 17 Jun 2018
Sun, 17 Jun 22:58 UTCM 5.5 / 10.9 km- 1km SSW of Takatsuki, JapanUSGS
Sun, 17 Jun 22:58 UTCM 5.3 / 20 km NEAR S. COAST OF WESTERN HONSHUEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Osaka / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I thought it was a stronger mangnitude earthquake. Felt terribly strong.
Amagasaki / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(24.3 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(44.4 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(98.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(90.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(274.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Kyoto / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Osaka / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(433.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(25.2 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(21.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(26.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
18-7, Kisshoinsadanaricho Minami-Ku, Kyoto, Kyōto / MMI VI (Strong shaking): We awaken from the earthquake and it was shaking very strong. But no damage or fallen Objekts in our house.
(23.3 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Yokkaichi (90.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(12.4 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Well I stay in Japan 3 months, but it was my first earthquake ever! I was sleeping while happen, and thought I dream. If you're not used to earthquakes it's hard to understand and think what to do. As I saw some people running out of the house where I stay, I was even more confused. So well it is Force majeure, its nature. Two little shakes after. Sad that nothing is said in English. The information should be better.
Shin-Osaka / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Kobe / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kyoto (27.2 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We were woken up by the earthquake and we are strong sleepers!
Kyoto / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(43.8 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): We were waiting for an elevator and it suddenly happened. I thought it was an explosion at first but it kept shaking like a boat. It was a little difficult to stand. (via app)
JR Nishinomiya-Najio Station / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Strong shake, but very brief.
(25.2 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kyoto / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kyoto (25.2 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): We heard an alarm in our hôtel but it was in Japanese. It was stressfull however it was short.
(16.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Quite strong shaking at first, then 1-2s period swaying
(18.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Kyoto / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Tamano (161.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Higashiosaka / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kyoto / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nara-shi, Akishino-Sanwa-cho / MMI IV (Light shaking): MMI IV Second earthquake after a lighter and shorter one on Friday(?) night.
(26.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
(22.9 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(160.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(19.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kyoto (28.3 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(20.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(14.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kyoto / MMI IV (Light shaking): I've been awaken by The shaking while i slept. Duration : maybe 10 secondes
KYOTO (25.9 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kyoto (22.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Kyoto train station
Konohana (Japan) (21 km SW from epicenter)(no details): In a hotel 8th floor at Universal City. Our building swayed for around 10-15 seconds and everything stopped. Nothing else happened. (via EMSC)
Ōsaka-shi (Japan) (17 km S from epicenter)(no details): A rua tremeu toda. A ponte em cima de mim que passava o trem tremeu toda e o trem parece que até tinha batido, mas acho que era o terremoto mesmo. (via EMSC)
Kyōto-shi (Japan) (31 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Séisme fortement ressenti à Kyoto. Pas de dommage matériel apparent. (via EMSC)
Nara (Japan) (30 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Second earthquake after a lighter one on Friday(?) night. Quite some shaking, water spilling out of the aquarium (without fish, no casualties (via EMSC)
Kyōto-shi (Japan) (29 km NE from epicenter)(no details): strong shaking for 3s. one bottle has fallen down the floor. 4F Kyoto. Doors to escape blocked!! (via EMSC)
Uji (Japan) (27 km E from epicenter)(no details): In Obaku (near Kyoto) at the first floor, i felt very strong shaking but nothing fall over. (via EMSC)
Osaka (Japan) (14 km S from epicenter)(no details): A rua tremeu tudo!!! O trem até bateu!!! (via EMSC)
Osaka (Japan) (14 km S from epicenter)(no details): Mild tremor (via EMSC)
Osaka (Japan) (14 km S from epicenter)(no details): My whole group woke up to everything shaking loudly in our air bnb on the fifth floor of our appartment in Osaka. There was about 5-8 seconds of intense shaking then about 20 seconds after was swaying. I was stumbling around the appartment and it felt hard to keep my ballance. (via EMSC)
Nara-shi (Japan) (31 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Walking down Road in Nara.... Powerlines shaking, birds flying, shutters rattling (via EMSC)
Nishinomiya-shi (Japan) (21 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Shaking for a couple of seconds. Strong enough to have some bottles and other items fall over. Two more shakes after that, a couple minutes later, one brief and maybe 2 seconds short, the second one hardly noticable and not even a second long. (via EMSC)
Okinoshima-chō (Japan) (252 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt on Oki, slight horizontal movements. (via EMSC)
Shinshiro-shi (Japan) (179 km E from epicenter)(no details): Brief sound and then shaking for a few seconds. (via EMSC)
Toyoyama (Japan) (134 km E from epicenter)(no details): At Nagoya Airport (Toyoyama-cho), announcement over speaker system alerted earthquake was happening, felt small movements. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Mon, 18 Jun 15:31 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]- 3km NNW of Neyagawa, Japan[Map]USGS
Mon, 18 Jun 22:52 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info]- 1km E of Neyagawa, Japan[Map]USGS
Sat, 23 Jun 2018
Sat, 23 Jun 14:08 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info]- 4km ENE of Takatsuki, Japan[Map]USGS
Sun, 8 Jul 2018
Sun, 8 Jul 06:45 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km - [info]- 3km W of Kameoka, Japan[Map]USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 2018
Tue, 14 Aug 11:51 UTCM 4.4 / 47.4 km - [info]- 8km NNW of Kosai-shi, Japan[Map]USGS
Sun, 7 Oct 2018
Sun, 7 Oct 01:14 UTCM 4.8 / 42 km - [info]NEAR S. COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 25 Nov 2018
Sun, 25 Nov 09:19 UTCM 4.6 / 38.2 km - [info]- 9km SW of Komatsushima, Japan[Map]USGS

 

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