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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Monday, 4 May 2020

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Monday, 4 May 2020
May 4 14:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 76.0 to 52.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 4 May 2020 13:07 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.62°N / 140.55°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Oshima (160 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 4 May 2020
Mon, 4 May 13:07 UTCM 5.6 / 46 kmNear East Coast Of Honshu, JapanEMSC
Mon, 4 May 13:07 UTCM 5.4 / 44.3 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanGeoAu
Mon, 4 May 13:07 UTCM 5.6 / 42 km8km SSE of Hasaki, JapanUSGS
Mon, 4 May 13:07 UTCM 5.6 / 41 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanBMKG
Mon, 4 May 13:07 UTCM 5.4 / 30 km日本本州东岸近海 (Japan)CEIC

"I felt it" reports:
(88.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Weak af (via app)
(80.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Zama, Japan (104.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Drapes of Windows swinging (via app)
(45.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(17.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Public alarm phone. Lasted 15 secs strong lateral shake. (via app)
(84.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Chuo-Ku, Tokyo / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt it well as I was lying on the floor. Building shook and plants leaves as well. Dogs felt it too. A bit scary as it was rather long.
Shinjuku / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Yachiyodai / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kawasaki-Shi / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Kohoku (Japan) (101 km W from epicenter)(no details): Emergency alert went off and a few seconds later felt a very light shaking, barely noticeable (via EMSC)
(Japan) (148 km W from epicenter)(no details): Lasted for about 1 minute. (via EMSC)
(Japan) (101 km W from epicenter)(no details): Desde Kotesashi Tokorozawa-Shi un movimiento 22:08, Mayo 4 (via EMSC)
(Japan) (56 km W from epicenter)(no details): yachiyo Chiba (via EMSC)
(Japan) (101 km W from epicenter)(no details): I would never have noticed it if the early earthquake warning had not gone off on my phone! I watched the light cord, which started circling and swinging about 20 seconds after the warning and continued for almost a minute. Very slow, I could almost see the ground motion through the light cord. (via EMSC)
(Japan) (224 km NW from epicenter)(no details): long but weak (via EMSC)
(Japan) (98 km W from epicenter)(no details): Strong shaking that shook the bed and rattled door. Lasted 15 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Japan) (88 km W from epicenter)(no details): Slow shake (via EMSC)
Tokyo (Japan) (79 km W from epicenter)(no details): Small sway motion (via EMSC)
(Japan) (77 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt it about 6 seconds woke me up from asleep on 5 th floor hotel in Tokyo (via EMSC)
(Japan) (67 km W from epicenter)(no details): Adachi-ku (via EMSC)
(Japan) (44 km W from epicenter)(no details): felt it from my bed but nothing moved or fell (via EMSC)
(Japan) (122 km W from epicenter)(no details): Long, weak quake (via EMSC)
(Japan) (115 km W from epicenter)(no details): On the first floor of my house, felt some pretty good shaking and rolling. Lasted about 15 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Japan) (96 km W from epicenter)(no details): About 15 sec of slow shaking shook me up (via EMSC)
(Japan) (86 km W from epicenter)(no details): Small tremor. (via EMSC)

 

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