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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Saturday, 25 May 2019

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Saturday, 25 May 2019
Date & time: Sat, 25 May 06:20:43 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.26°N / 140.38°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Oshima (108 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^12 J (1.56 GWh / 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 25 May 2019
Sat, 25 May 06:20 UTCM 5.1 / 43 kmNear East Coast Of Honshu, JapanEMSC
Sat, 25 May 06:20 UTCM 5.3 / 32.3 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanGeoAu
Sat, 25 May 06:20 UTCM 5.0 / 30.4 km10km NW of Ohara, JapanUSGS
Sat, 25 May 06:20 UTCM 5.3 / 14 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanBMKG

"I felt it" reports:
Tokyo, Kagurazaka (75.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Narita Airport Terminal 1 / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Minato-ku, Mita (73.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tokyo (72.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Stand. On a pedestrian Bridge wohingegen was shaking
Chiyoda-Ku / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Shinjuku (7.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tokyo / not felt: I was aboard the metro around Ginza Station Marunouchi line
Tokyo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Skytree / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tokyo, shinjuku / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(65.3 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(62.5 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Yokohama / MMI IV (Light shaking)
yoyogi park, tokyo, japan (73.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Sammu City Kibara Chiba / MMI VI (Strong shaking): No more than 20 seconds. But noticeable structural sway.
Hundred stay hotel / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Yokohama / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tokyo, Japan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tokyo, Japan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(65.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Lasted about 20 seconds
Asakusa / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tokyo Bay / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Am staying at the Tokyo Bay Sheraton on the 9th floor and felt shaking and my Hotel Washroom doors... not sure how exactly to classify so will select MM II
(76.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(80.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(77.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Tokyo / MMI III (Weak shaking): My table and chair shakes during some seconds.
Tabata, Arakawa, Tokyo (81.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(73.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Tokyo, Marriott Hotel / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bed was moving. Doors cracked.
ANA Lounge Haneda Airport / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Narita Airport / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tsukuba, Ibaraki (94.5 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lasted about 30 or more seconds. Shook a standing fan and everything popped and creaked in response. Everyone sitting down felt it.
Narita, Airport / MMI III (Weak shaking)
KURIHAMA yokosuka / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(49.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(72 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
藤沢市 (84 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(91 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Tokyo (Japan) (68 km NW from epicenter)(no details): صدا لرزش زیاد بود و تکان هم زیاد (via EMSC)
Tokyo (Japan) (68 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt in in Ginza, central Tokyo. Very gentle intermittent shaking that went in for several minutes (via EMSC)
(Japan) (79 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Light shaking, enough to rattle glasses. Lasted for 45 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Japan) (76 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Secousse intense durant 1 seconde puis beaucoup plus douce pendant quelques secondes (via EMSC)
(Japan) (71 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Vibrations rapides mais bien sensibles, Kita-Ku, Tokyo (via EMSC)
(Japan) (69 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Shibuya, Tokyo, apartment building, 7th floor. Felt quite a shake, although a short one. The building was swaying a bit. (via EMSC)
(Japan) (66 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Yurekuru app gave me about 5 seconds warning. Light shaking with one noticeably strong thump then back to weak shaking. Could hear the house creak and see light swinging (via EMSC)
(Japan) (66 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No comment (via EMSC)
(Japan) (61 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Small shaking for 3-4s at the Tokyo metropolitan museum of contemporary art (via EMSC)
Iwatsuki (Japan) (83 km NW from epicenter)(no details): EXTREME HEAT + SHAKING = THROWING MYSELF (via EMSC)
(Japan) (60 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 1st floor in Kamiyoga, felt extended shaking of mild intensity (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 30 May 2019
Thu, 30 May 22:33 UTCM 4.4 / 19.2 km - [info]114km ENE of Hasaki, Japan[Map]USGS
Fri, 31 May 2019
Fri, 31 May 22:58 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Sun, 2 Jun 2019
Sun, 2 Jun 10:41 UTCM 3.2 / 74.2 km - [info]11km NE of Tateyama, Japan[Map]USGS
Sat, 8 Jun 2019
Sat, 8 Jun 03:45 UTCM 3.7 / 76.1 km - [info]3km SSW of Tsukuba, Japan
I FELT IT
[Map]USGS
Tue, 11 Jun 2019
Tue, 11 Jun 01:59 UTCM 4.3 / 69.5 km - [info]6km NNW of Sakura, Japan
I FELT IT
[Map]USGS

 

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