Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 70 km southwest of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Saturday, 30 May 2020 at 18:13 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 70 km southwest of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Saturday, 30 May 2020 at 18:13 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 94 km depth

30 May 18:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
May 30 18:33: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 90.0 to 94.0 km.
Date & time: 30 May 2020 18:13:47 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 94.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.43°N / 143.94°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Shikaribetsu Group (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (44 mi) SSW of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) E of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) S of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) ESE of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) E of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SE of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ESE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
834 km (518 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) SSE of Hokkaido Island (pop: 5,500,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.694 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionEMSC
5.579 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGFZ
5.711 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionBMKG
5.694 km70 km SSW of Kushiro, JapanUSGS
5.679 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGeoAu
5.490 km日本北海道附近海域 (Japan)CEIC

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Shikotan (Russia, 273 km NE of epicenter) : О.Шикотан, проснулись от толчка, несколько секунд, звенела посуда, приоткрылась дверца шкафа (reported through EMSC)  
Takinoue (Japan, 190 km NW of epicenter) : Largo y fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
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