Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 21 km south of Matsue, Shimane, Japan, on Wednesday, 18 March 2020 at 00:44 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 20 km depth
18 Mar 00:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.3°N / 133.1°E (Yasugi Shi, Shimane, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Noro (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SW of Yasugichō (Yasugi) (pop: 29,400) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Matsue (pop: 156,800) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Yonago (Tottori) (pop: 141,400) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Sakaiminato (Tottori) (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) ESE of Hiratachō (Izumo) (pop: 28,200) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ESE of Izumo (pop: 89,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NW of Niimi (Okayama) (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Ōdachō-ōda (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) WNW of Kobe (Hyōgo) (pop: 1,528,500) --> See nearby quakes!
598 km (372 mi) W of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||20 km||Western Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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