Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 25 km east of Anan, Tokushima, Japan, on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 at 04:48 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 25 km east of Anan, Tokushima, Japan, on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 at 04:48 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 Mar 04:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Mar 2019 04:48:46 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.84°N / 134.91°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) W of Gobō (Gobo) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Anan (pop: 55,400) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Komatsushimachō (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Tokushima (pop: 267,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Tanabe (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Kainan (pop: 43,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Minato (pop: 375,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SE of Narutochō-mitsuishi (pop: 64,100) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Osaka (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
483 km (300 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) S of Awaji Island (pop: 129,000) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) SW of Honshū Island (pop: 104,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.210 kmShikoku, JapanGFZ
5.240 kmShikoku, JapanEMSC
5.240 kmShikoku, JapanGeoAu
5.810 kmNear S. Coast of Honshu, JapanBMKG
5.234 km21km ESE of Anan, JapanUSGS

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Wakayama Kii Peninsula / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt like riding a train. Shaking lasted about 10 seconds, not as long as we are used to. Maybe the Nankai fault is warming up...  
Kyoto / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very slight vibrations in Kyoto on the 3rf floor. People around me did not seem to feel it... I did not say anything as I did not want to worry them (group of foreign students...)  
112.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kyoto / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kobe / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ainaloa Subdivision Paradise Dr. / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Quakes strong enough to move bed slept in!  
Asia / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : I'm alive  
Osaka / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Quick up and down jolt then very weak shaking for about a second or teo.  
Takamatsu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We were inside on second floor and the house was shaking.  
Kobe / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Izumisano / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kobe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
114.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Akashi (90.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : More like wobbling than shaking - at first I thought there might be a big construction vehicle, like a bulldozer, passing by my house  
Nishinomiya-Shi / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tenri City Nara Prefecture / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It was something, but not much  
Minato-ku, Osaka / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sat inside in my apartment 4th floor of a reincorced concrete building. I felt the floor shake for about 10 seconds but nothing creaked or fell over.  
Kobe japan / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : 23 rd floor sways  
Kyoto (154.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Iga Shi / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Osaka red roof / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Iwatsuki (Japan, 501 km NE of epicenter) : It didn't shake, but there are many earthquakes and I'm worried (reported through EMSC)  
(Japan, 51 km NE of epicenter) : It was felt in Wakayama City. Lasted around 5 seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
(Japan, 246 km NE of epicenter) : Felt, Nagoya Airport Toyoyama-Cho. Small side to side. (reported through EMSC)  
(Japan, 155 km NE of epicenter) : Other people in Kyoto felt it but not me. (reported through EMSC)  
(Japan, 113 km N of epicenter) : Très doux, pendant 3 secondes... (reported through EMSC)  
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