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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Ryukyu Islands, Japan on Saturday, 13 April 2019
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.24°N / 129.49°E
Nearest volcano: Iwo-Tori-shima
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^11 J (197 MWh / 169 tons of TNT) [learn more
Date & time: Sat, 13 Apr 15:07:03 UTC
Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 13 Apr 2019|
|Sat, 13 Apr 15:07 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km||Ryukyu Islands, Japan||EMSC|
|Sat, 13 Apr 15:07 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km||158km ESE of Nago, Japan||USGS|
"I felt it" reports:
Kumano / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ginowan, Okinawa / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Kurashiki / MMI III (Weak shaking)
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Map||Source|
|Sun, 14 Apr 2019 (6 earthquakes)|
|Sun, 14 Apr 01:53 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km - [info]||Ryukyu Islands, Japan||[Map]||GFZ|
|Sun, 14 Apr 05:12 UTC||M 4.8 / 10 km - [info]||Ryukyu Islands, Japan||[Map]||GFZ|
|Sun, 14 Apr 05:40 UTC||M 4.8 / 10 km - [info]||143km ESE of Nago, Japan||[Map]||USGS|
|Sun, 14 Apr 06:33 UTC||M 4.7 / 10 km - [info]||134km ESE of Nago, Japan||[Map]||USGS|
|Sun, 14 Apr 06:55 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km - [info]||Ryukyu Islands, Japan||[Map]||GFZ|
|Sun, 14 Apr 08:45 UTC||M 4.7 / 10 km - [info]||155km ESE of Nago, Japan||[Map]||USGS|
|Thu, 18 Apr 2019|
|Thu, 18 Apr 09:27 UTC||M 4.9 / 10 km - [info]||160km ESE of Nago, Japan||[Map]||USGS|
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