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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 12 October 2018

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 12 October 2018
Date & time: Friday, 12 October 2018 04:15 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.66°N / 140.85°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Oshima (168 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 12 Oct 2018
Fri, 12 Oct 04:15 UTCM 5.2 / 60 kmNEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPANEMSC
Fri, 12 Oct 04:15 UTCM 5.3 / 61.2 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
(90.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): At the Haneda airport
Narita / MMI IV (Light shaking): Probably lasted around 40 seconds.
Akasaka, Tokyo / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Tokyo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tokyo / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Yokohama (119.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt Narrow slow rolling. (via app)
Riesa / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(Japan) (159 km W from epicenter)(no details): Little shaking chair (via EMSC)
(Japan) (92 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt strange, the computer monitors wiggled for a few seconds. (via EMSC)
(Japan) (81 km W from epicenter)(no details): Minor swaying in Tsukiji (via EMSC)
(Japan) (93 km W from epicenter)(no details): Flat screen TV which is very sensitive to shaking was wobbling for a good 10 seconds - noticeable but weak in Nakano, Tokyo. Shindo 1 here per JMA (via EMSC)
(Japan) (89 km W from epicenter)(no details): Water in my glass trembled a little, table lamps as well. On the 2nd floor of villa, Shibuya. (via EMSC)
(Japan) (86 km W from epicenter)(no details): Vibrations légères dans le sol, rien n’a bougé autour de moi. (via EMSC)

 

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