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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 21km N of Yonakuni, Japan on Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 21km N of Yonakuni, Japan on Wednesday, 17 April 2013
Date & time: Wed, 17 Apr 15:00:01 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00 (Asia/Tokyo)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 26.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.6579°N / 122.9976°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iriomote-jima (102 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 17 Apr 2013
Wed, 17 Apr 15:00 UTCM 4.3 / 2 km TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 17 Apr 15:00 UTCM 4.5 / 10 kmSouthwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan[Map]GFZ
Wed, 17 Apr 14:59 UTCM 3.8 / 19 km与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 17 Apr 15:04 UTCM 3.6 / 12 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 15:40 UTCM 2.6 / 21 km - [info]石垣島近海 (Near Ishigaki Island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 15:55 UTCM 2.8 / 16 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 16:01 UTCM 2.8 / 10 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 16:14 UTCM 3.0 / 17 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 16:21 UTCM 2.7 / 23 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 16:24 UTCM 3.1 / 12 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 16:25 UTCM 2.8 / 27 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 16:36 UTCM 3.3 / 31 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 16:49 UTCM 2.6 / 22 km - [info]石垣島近海 (Near Ishigaki Island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 16:51 UTCM 3.0 / 30 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 17:00 UTCM 2.8 / 37 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 17:07 UTCM 2.6 / 11 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 17:11 UTCM 2.8 / 26 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 17:19 UTCM 3.5 / 18 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 17:23 UTCM 3.2 / 37 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 17:27 UTCM 2.7 / 24 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 17:37 UTCM 3.4 / 30 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 18:05 UTCM 2.6 / 14 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 18:09 UTCM 2.8 / 43 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 18:26 UTCM 4.5 / 5 km - [info]4.5 SOUTHWESTERN RYUKYU ISL., JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 17 Apr 18:29 UTCM 2.8 / 27 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 18:55 UTCM 2.8 / 18 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 18:57 UTCM 2.7 / 21 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 18:59 UTCM 2.9 / 9 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 19:08 UTCM 3.5 / 18 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 19:14 UTCM 4.8 / 14 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 19:18 UTCM 3.1 / 8 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 19:23 UTCM 3.1 / 23 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 19:40 UTCM 3.0 / 11 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 20:02 UTCM 3.0 / 31 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 20:09 UTCM 2.9 / 27 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 20:22 UTCM 3.7 / 28 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 20:22 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]4.6 TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 17 Apr 20:39 UTCM 2.8 / 21 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 20:56 UTCM 3.0 / 24 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 20:58 UTCM 3.4 / 14 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 21:09 UTCM 2.7 / 28 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 21:13 UTCM 4.7 / 10.2 km - [info]49km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan[Map]USGS
Wed, 17 Apr 21:52 UTCM 3.7 / 16 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 21:52 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]36km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan[Map]USGS
Wed, 17 Apr 21:58 UTCM 2.7 / 26 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 22:05 UTCM 3.2 / 17 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 22:11 UTCM 2.7 / 28 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 22:29 UTCM 3.4 / 18 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 22:32 UTCM 2.6 / 21 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 23:00 UTCM 3.1 / 10 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 17 Apr 23:16 UTCM 2.7 / 17 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Thu, 18 Apr 2013
Thu, 18 Apr 00:15 UTCM 3.1 / 25 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Thu, 18 Apr 00:23 UTCM 2.7 / 24 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA

 

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