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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Wednesday, 15 January 2020
Jan 15 11:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 90.0 to 97.0 km.
Jan 15 11:46: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 97.0 to 100.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 100.0 to 97.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 97.0 to 96.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 96.0 to 90.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 15 January 2020 11:31 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 90.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.92°N / 145.16°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Mashu (80 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 15 Jan 2020
Wed, 15 Jan 11:31 UTCM 5.0 / 98 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGFZ
Wed, 15 Jan 11:31 UTCM 5.1 / 93.6 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGeoAu
Wed, 15 Jan 11:31 UTCM 5.0 / 90.1 km51km SSW of Nemuro, JapanUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Malokurilskoye (Russia) (171 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Незначительнын колебания (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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