Tottori city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 8.4 km southeast of Kurayoshi, Tottori, Japan, on Thursday, 27 August 2020 at 15:19 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
27 Aug 15:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.4°N / 133.9°E (Tōhaku-gun, Tottori, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Oki-Dogo (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) ESE of Kurayoshi (pop: 48,300) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Tottori-shi (pop: 154,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNW of Tsuyama (Okayama) (pop: 89,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) E of Yonago (pop: 141,400) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) E of Yasugichō (Yasugi, Shimane) (pop: 29,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NE of Niimi (Okayama) (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Sakaiminato (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) N of Okayama (pop: 639,700) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) WNW of Osaka (Ōsaka) (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
525 km (326 mi) W of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||10 km||Western Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
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