Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Shikoku, Japan, on Friday, 10 May 2019 at 23:59 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Shikoku, Japan, on Friday, 10 May 2019 at 23:59 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 44 km depth

11 May 00:09 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 10 May 2019 11:59:40 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.63°N / 132.26°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Tsurumi (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) SE of Saiki (Oita) (pop: 49,100)
56 km (35 mi) SW of Sukumo (Kochi) (pop: 25,800)
56 km (35 mi) E of Nobeoka (Miyazaki) (pop: 121,900)
69 km (43 mi) SE of Usuki (Oita) (pop: 35,000)
72 km (45 mi) SSW of Uwajima (pop: 59,000)
91 km (57 mi) SE of Ōita (pop: 448,900)
405 km (252 mi) SE of Busan (South Korea) (pop: 3,678,600)
764 km (475 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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 4.944 kmShikoku, JapanGFZ
M 4.940 kmShikoku, JapanEMSC
M 5.144 kmShikoku, JapanGeoAu
M 5.010 kmShikoku, JapanBMKG
M 4.935 km46km SW of Sukumo, JapanUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Hiroshima / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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