Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southeast of Honshu, Japan, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 03:07 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Southeast of Honshu, Japan, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 03:07 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

9 Mar 03:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Mar 2019 03:07:00 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.37°N / 142.18°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Tori-shima (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
588 km (365 mi) SSE of Itō (pop: 71,600)
589 km (366 mi) SSE of Mobara (pop: 97,300)
595 km (370 mi) SSE of Yokosuka (pop: 429,000)
596 km (370 mi) SSE of Kisarazu (pop: 122,500)
602 km (374 mi) SSE of Kamakura (pop: 166,000)
605 km (376 mi) SSE of Ichihara (pop: 283,500)
611 km (379 mi) SSE of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400)
635 km (395 mi) SSE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.210 kmSoutheast of Honshu, JapanGFZ

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Southeast of Honshu, Japan, 9 March 03:07 UTC

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southeast of Honshu, Japan, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 03:07 (GMT)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
 

More on VolcanoDiscovery

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.