Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 41 km east of Miyazaki, Japan, on Friday, 22 November 2019 at 09:05 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 41 km east of Miyazaki, Japan, on Friday, 22 November 2019 at 09:05 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 66 km depth

22 Nov 09:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Nov 2019 09:05:12 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.05°N / 131.82°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kirishima (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) ESE of Takanabe (Kōyu-gun) (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) E of Tsuma (Saito-shi) (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ENE of Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Nobeoka (pop: 121,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NE of Nichinan (pop: 44,200) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) E of Kobayashi (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NE of Kushima (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SE of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
832 km (517 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ESE of Kyushu Island (pop: 13,232,000) --> 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

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5.066 kmKyushu, JapanGFZ
5.242 kmKyushu, JapanEMSC
5.242 km42km ESE of Takanabe, JapanUSGS
5.463 kmKyushu, JapanGeoAu
5.150 km日本九州岛附近海域 (Japan)CEIC

User reports for this quake (4)

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Fussa / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bayog Zamboanga del Sur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : At first, I just thought it's the catson the roof running around but then it strts shaking... Scarry! Thanks God it ended after a shortwhile.  
Jacó, Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gifu City (595.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 22 Nov 2019 16:02 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    51 km (31.7 mi) depth
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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