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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Wednesday, 24 June 2020
24 Jun 19:56 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Jun 24 19:57: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 61.0 to 10.0 km.
Jun 24 20:35: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.9.
Date & time: Wednesday, 24 June 2020 19:47 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.43°N / 141.26°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Oshima (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) SE of Hasaki (pop: 39,200)
64 km (40 mi) SE of Asahi (pop: 41,700)
71 km (44 mi) SE of Yōkaichiba (pop: 32,700)
140 km (87 mi) E of Kawasaki (pop: 1,306,800)
145 km (90 mi) E of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
146 km (91 mi) E of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 24 Jun 19:47 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanGFZ
Wed, 24 Jun 19:47 UTCM 5.9 / 40 kmNear East Coast Of Honshu, JapanEMSC
Wed, 24 Jun 19:47 UTCM 5.9 / 45.7 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanGeoAu
Wed, 24 Jun 19:47 UTCM 5.9 / 28.9 km40 km SE of Hasaki, JapanUSGS
Wed, 24 Jun 19:47 UTCM 5.9 / 33 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanBMKG
2020-06-25 03:47:42 (24 Jun 19:47:42 UTC)M 5.9 / 20 km日本本州东岸近海 (Japan)CEIC

User reports for this quake (44)

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139.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
161.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
142.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Accra (13941.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kibara (76.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Fairly long.Rough not as consistent.
Sagamihara (165.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up to feel the house shaking (reported through our app)
188.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
144.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Seemed to last longer than 30 seconds....windows shook (reported through our app)
132.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
112 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
1-1-1 Kamisuna-cho Tachikawa TOKYO 190-0032 (172 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
146.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Chuo-Ku, Minato / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Long quake and one of the strongest in the past few months
Tema, Ghana / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tomisato / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Accra Ghana / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Chuo-Ku, Minato / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Long quake and one of the strongest in the past few months
洗足 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Accra, Ghana / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Accra, Ghana / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Accra Ghana / Weak shaking (MMI III)
chiba-city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Akasaka, Minato -ku, Tokyo- / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us from sleep, building swaying
Tokyo central / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 40seconds that was quite a long time. no sound before.
Narita - Radisson hotel / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Java / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : dancing with 6 everywhere..
China city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
(Japan, 138 km W of epicenter) : Slow start, long swaying (reported through EMSC)
Tokyo (Japan, 122 km W of epicenter) : Longest earthquake I’ve felt in Tokyo in 3.5 years, over a minute of perceivable shaking. Attached Raspberry Shake trace (reported through EMSC)
Hakone (Japan, 155 km W of epicenter) : It was a very long quake (reported through EMSC)
Hachiōji (Japan, 124 km W of epicenter) : Hachioji nakanou Sannou (reported through EMSC)
Inagi (Japan, 108 km W of epicenter) : Light steady shaking for about 30 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Chōfu (Japan, 104 km W of epicenter) : I felt long shaking, more than 15 second. (reported through EMSC)
Komae (Japan, 101 km W of epicenter) : Long, moderate shaking. At least 20seconds, maybe 30 or a little longer.. (reported through EMSC)
Komae (Japan, 101 km W of epicenter) : Long slow shake on the 1st floor in Youga city. Over 60 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Yokosuka (Japan, 96 km W of epicenter) : Quite a strong one... (reported through EMSC)
Kawaguchi (Japan, 93 km W of epicenter) : Pretty strong and long shake (20-25 sec), 2nd floor, Kita-Ku, Tokyo (reported through EMSC)
Tokyo (Japan, 92 km W of epicenter) : relatively long shake - wondering this is just the beginning... I’m reporting this in Shinagawa (reported through EMSC)
Tokyo (Japan, 92 km W of epicenter) : Felt definite shaking for about 5 seconds or so (reported through EMSC)
Tokyo (Japan, 92 km W of epicenter) : Pretty long 25 seconds of slow checking. I woke up! (reported through EMSC)
Tokyo (Japan, 92 km W of epicenter) : Horizontal shaking lasted over a minute. (reported through EMSC)
(Japan, 72 km W of epicenter) : The room was a rocking for a good minute or so! (reported through EMSC)
Narashino (Japan, 61 km W of epicenter) : けっこうな横揺れ (reported through EMSC)
Yachiyo (Japan, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Yachiyo, Chiba (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.9 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan, 24 Jun 2020 19:47

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 20 Aug 2020 00:28 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Aug 2020 08:10 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Jun 2020 06:46 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Wednesday, 24 June 2020
 

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