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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN on Monday, 31 December 2018

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN on Monday, 31 December 2018
Date & time: Mon, 31 Dec 21:53:36 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.72°N / 140.83°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Takahara (161 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 31 Dec 2018
Mon, 31 Dec 21:53 UTCM 4.2 / 54.9 km- 1km SSW of Hasaki, Japan[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
(8.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 7 Jan 2019
Mon, 7 Jan 16:35 UTCM 4.6 / 48.8 km - [info]- 12km SW of Kawaguchi, Japan[Map]USGS
Mon, 14 Jan 2019
Mon, 14 Jan 04:23 UTCM 5.0 / 65 km - [info]Eastern Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
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
Tue, 29 Jan 2019
Tue, 29 Jan 03:42 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Sat, 2 Feb 2019
Sat, 2 Feb 19:10 UTCM 5.0 / 35 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Tue, 12 Feb 2019
Tue, 12 Feb 20:40 UTCM 4.2 / 51.4 km - [info]- 81km E of Oarai, Japan
I FELT IT
[Map]USGS
Sun, 17 Feb 2019
Sun, 17 Feb 19:21 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan
I FELT IT
[Map]GFZ

 

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