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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
25 May 06:30 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 25 May 2019 06:20 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.26°N / 140.38°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Oshima (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NW of Ōhara (pop: 20,200)
14 km (9 mi) NE of Katsuura (pop: 22,300)
20 km (12 mi) SE of Mobara (pop: 97,300)
67 km (41 mi) SE of Kawasaki (pop: 1,306,800)
69 km (43 mi) SE of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400)
79 km (49 mi) SE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 25 May 06:20 UTCM 5.3 / 10 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanGFZ
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

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Tokyo, Kagurazaka (75.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Narita Airport Terminal 1 / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Minato-ku, Mita (73.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tokyo (72.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Stand. On a pedestrian Bridge wohingegen was shaking
Chiyoda-Ku / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Shinjuku (7.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tokyo / not felt : I was aboard the metro around Ginza Station Marunouchi line
Tokyo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Skytree / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tokyo, shinjuku / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
65.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
62.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Yokohama / Light shaking (MMI IV)
yoyogi park, tokyo, japan (73.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Sammu City Kibara Chiba / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : No more than 20 seconds. But noticeable structural sway.
Hundred stay hotel / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Yokohama / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tokyo, Japan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tokyo, Japan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
65.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Lasted about 20 seconds
Asakusa / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tokyo Bay / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 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 of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
80.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
77.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Tokyo / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My table and chair shakes during some seconds.
Tabata, Arakawa, Tokyo (81.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
73.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Tokyo, Marriott Hotel / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed was moving. Doors cracked.
ANA Lounge Haneda Airport / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Narita Airport / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tsukuba, Ibaraki (94.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lasted about 30 or more seconds. Shook a standing fan and everything popped and creaked in response. Everyone sitting down felt it.
Narita, Airport / Weak shaking (MMI III)
KURIHAMA yokosuka / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
49.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
72 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
藤沢市 (84 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
91 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Tokyo (Japan, 68 km NW of epicenter) : صدا لرزش زیاد بود و تکان هم زیاد (reported through EMSC)
Tokyo (Japan, 68 km NW of epicenter) : Felt in in Ginza, central Tokyo. Very gentle intermittent shaking that went in for several minutes (reported through EMSC)
(Japan, 79 km NW of epicenter) : Light shaking, enough to rattle glasses. Lasted for 45 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
(Japan, 76 km NW of epicenter) : Secousse intense durant 1 seconde puis beaucoup plus douce pendant quelques secondes (reported through EMSC)
(Japan, 71 km NW of epicenter) : Vibrations rapides mais bien sensibles, Kita-Ku, Tokyo (reported through EMSC)
(Japan, 69 km NW of epicenter) : Shibuya, Tokyo, apartment building, 7th floor. Felt quite a shake, although a short one. The building was swaying a bit. (reported through EMSC)
(Japan, 66 km NW of epicenter) : 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 (reported through EMSC)
(Japan, 66 km NW of epicenter) : No comment (reported through EMSC)
(Japan, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Small shaking for 3-4s at the Tokyo metropolitan museum of contemporary art (reported through EMSC)
Iwatsuki (Japan, 83 km NW of epicenter) : EXTREME HEAT + SHAKING = THROWING MYSELF (reported through EMSC)
(Japan, 60 km NW of epicenter) : 1st floor in Kamiyoga, felt extended shaking of mild intensity (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan, 25 May 2019 06h20

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 19 Jun 2019 16:55 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    68 km (42.3 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 31 May 2019 22:58 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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

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