Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
16-24 Mar 2019: Shiveluch Volcano Special - Kamchatka (Russia)
30 Mar - 6 Apr 2019: Land of Theseus - Saronic Gulf (Greece)
2-17 May 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
4-11(12) May 2019: Fascination Volcano - Santorini Island (Greece)
4-12 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
18-26 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
25 May - 1 Jun 2019: Etna Discovery - Etna volcano (Italy)
7-12 Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
3-18 Sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 23 November 2018

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Friday, 23 November 2018
Nov 23 14:47: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 59.0 km.
Nov 23 14:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.0 to 53.0 km.
Date & time: Fri, 23 Nov 14:30:14 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.09°N / 141.21°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Adatara (94 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 23 Nov 2018
Fri, 23 Nov 14:30 UTCM 5.2 / 52.4 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GeoAu
Fri, 23 Nov 14:30 UTCM 5.2 / 46.8 km- 29km ENE of Iwaki, Japan[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Tomioka, japan / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Narashino (185.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt like a truck drove past but the vibration was more lateral (via app)
Yokohama (236.8 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt long small ratting. (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 26 Nov 2018
Mon, 26 Nov 22:26 UTCM 4.3 / 40.1 km - [info]- 42km E of Namie, Japan[Map]USGS
Wed, 28 Nov 2018
Wed, 28 Nov 11:14 UTCM 4.9 / 50 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 2018
Wed, 5 Dec 12:09 UTCM 4.5 / 19 km - [info]OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 7 Dec 2018
Fri, 7 Dec 23:13 UTCM 5.2 / 8.4 km - [info]Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GeoAu
Sat, 8 Dec 2018
Sat, 8 Dec 01:54 UTCM 5.1 / 41.6 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GeoAu
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Wed, 12 Dec 08:49 UTCM 4.8 / 69 km - [info]NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Fri, 14 Dec 08:04 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Mon, 31 Dec 2018
Mon, 31 Dec 14:10 UTCM 5.2 / 54 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: