Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 133 km east of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Tuesday, 20 August 2019 at 12:52 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Philippines Sea, 133 km east of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Tuesday, 20 August 2019 at 12:52 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

20 Aug 13:01 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Aug 2019 12:52:21 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.92°N / 130.74°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Yokoate-jima (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
133 km (83 mi) ESE of Naze (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) ENE of Nago (pop: 59,600) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) ENE of Gushikawa (pop: 65,300) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) ENE of Okinawa (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) ENE of Ginowan (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) ENE of Naha (pop: 300,800) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) NE of Tomigusuku (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) NE of Itoman (pop: 57,200) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) S of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1208 km (751 mi) SW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) ESE of Amami Ōshima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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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 5.010 kmRyukyu Islands, JapanGFZ
M 5.215 kmRyukyu Islands, JapanEMSC
M 5.3 kmRyukyu Islands, JapanGeoAu
M 5.210 kmRyukyu Islands, JapanBMKG
M 5.210 km144km ESE of Naze, JapanUSGS

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 133 km east of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Tuesday, 20 August 2019 at 12:52 (GMT)
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