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Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 3km E of Mitaka-shi, Japan on Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 3km E of Mitaka-shi, Japan on Wednesday, 9 October 2019
Date & time: Wednesday, 9 October 2019 07:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-10-09 16:48:16 +09:00
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 20.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.6846°N / 139.6024°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Hakone (73 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9*10^9 J (2.21 MWh / 1.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 9 Oct 2019
Wed, 9 Oct 07:48 UTCM 3.4 / 20 kmNear S. Coast Of Honshu, JapanEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Sakura (Japan) (20 km N from epicenter)(no details): It was a long time ago, but there was no shaking (via EMSC)
(Japan) (14 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I felt it but nothing else... (via EMSC)
(Japan) (14 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Vibrations sensibles, très court, Kita-ku, Tokyo (via EMSC)
(Japan) (9 km E from epicenter)(no details): There was quite a strong jolt and then a bit of a trembling on the 2nd floor of an older living house in Shibuya-ku. We were quite surprised to learn that the epicenter was nearby Tokyo this time. (via EMSC)
Tokyo (Japan) (8 km E from epicenter)(no details): Shinjuku, Shin-Ookubo, Ookubo 2chome (via EMSC)
(Japan) (5 km E from epicenter)(no details): Very brief shake on the 4th floor. (via EMSC)
(Japan) (5 km S from epicenter)(no details): There was a small shake. Then a few seconds later there was a strong jolt. It sounded like something fell down in my neighbors house. (via EMSC)


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