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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Kyushu, Japan on Thursday, 9 May 2019

This quake was likely a foreshock of the M 6.2 quake: Kyushu, Japan on Thu, 9 May 23h48, which followed after 1 hour 5 minutes.
Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Kyushu, Japan on Thursday, 9 May 2019
May 10 08:52: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Date & time: Thursday, 9 May 2019 22:43 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.77°N / 131.78°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kirishima (92 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 9 May 2019 (6 earthquakes)
Thu, 9 May 22:43 UTCM 5.9 / 30 kmKyushu, JapanEMSC
Thu, 9 May 22:43 UTCM 5.7 / 10 kmKyushu, JapanBMKG
Thu, 9 May 22:43 UTCM 5.6 / 35 km44km ESE of Miyazaki-shi, JapanUSGS
Thu, 9 May 22:43 UTCM 5.7 / 40.3 kmKyushu, JapanGeoAu
Thu, 9 May 22:43 UTCM 6.0 / 19.5 kmKyushu, Japan [Sea: Japan]INGV
Thu, 9 May 22:43 UTCM 5.7 / 20 km日本九州岛附近海域 (Japan)CEIC

"I felt it" reports:
My home outside Qulin, Missouri (11247.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Arcata, California / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Only a more than slight rolling of the ground. I feel earthquakes no matter the location, generally 12 to 24 hours in advance of the event. Problamatic is not knowing the area but only the knowledge that an earthquake over 3.0 or 3.5 will occur.
Miyazaki / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hiroshima / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Beppu / MMI III (Weak shaking): I am living on 4th floor and felt it.

 

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