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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Nov 14 10:21: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 48.0 to 30.0 km.
Date & time: Wed, 14 Nov 10:07:30 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.77°N / 142°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Shikotsu (51 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 14 Nov 2018
Wed, 14 Nov 10:07 UTCM 5.0 / 30 km HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGIONEMSC
Wed, 14 Nov 10:07 UTCM 4.8 / 35 km- 31km E of Tomakomai, JapanUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Hilton Tokyo odaiba, davina, Tokyo, japan (817.4 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Sapporo (57.5 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Mon, 24 Dec 14:51 UTCM 4.6 / 127 km - [info] HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 29 Dec 2018
Sat, 29 Dec 19:08 UTCM 5.6 / 50 km - [info]Hokkaido, Japan Region[Map]GFZ

 

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