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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN on Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN on Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Date & time: Wed, 5 Dec 12:09:01 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.29°N / 142°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nasu (204 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 5 Dec 2018
Wed, 5 Dec 12:09 UTCM 4.5 / 19.2 km- 122km ENE of Hasaki, Japan[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
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
Mon, 31 Dec 2018
Mon, 31 Dec 21:53 UTCM 4.2 / 55 km - [info]NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 18 Jan 2019
Fri, 18 Jan 12:46 UTCM 5.1 / 81 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Sat, 26 Jan 00:31 UTCM 4.4 / 114.6 km - [info]- 3km SSW of Mooka, Japan[Map]USGS
Sat, 2 Feb 2019
Sat, 2 Feb 19:10 UTCM 5.0 / 35 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Sun, 3 Feb 2019
Sun, 3 Feb 01:01 UTCM 4.8 / 55.6 km - [info]- 32km E of Iwaki, Japan[Map]USGS
Tue, 12 Feb 2019
Tue, 12 Feb 20:40 UTCM 4.2 / 51.4 km - [info]- 81km E of Oarai, Japan[Map]USGS
Sun, 17 Feb 2019
Sun, 17 Feb 19:21 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Sat, 23 Feb 2019
Sat, 23 Feb 06:48 UTCM 4.4 / 43 km - [info]NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 1 Mar 2019
Fri, 1 Mar 21:03 UTCM 4.7 / 40 km - [info]NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 10 Mar 2019
Sun, 10 Mar 17:10 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info]Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Sun, 10 Mar 17:24 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Sun, 10 Mar 17:39 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]123km E of Iwaki, Japan[Map]USGS
Sun, 10 Mar 18:43 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Mon, 11 Mar 08:20 UTCM 4.6 / 35 km - [info]Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan[Map]EMSC
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
Wed, 13 Mar 04:45 UTCM 4.5 / 35 km - [info]Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan[Map]EMSC
Thu, 14 Mar 2019
Thu, 14 Mar 11:59 UTCM 4.3 / 49 km - [info]Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Mar 2019
Sun, 17 Mar 14:27 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan
I FELT IT
[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Mar 14:48 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]184km ESE of Iwaki, Japan
I FELT IT
[Map]USGS

 

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