Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 5.5 km southwest of Fukui-shi, Japan, on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 00:10 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 5.5 km southwest of Fukui-shi, Japan, on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 00:10 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

4 Sep 00:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Sep 4 00:25: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 60.0 km.
Sep 4 00:26: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 2.0 km.
Sep 4 00:36: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 40.0 km.
Sep 4 00:47: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Sep 4, 2020 00:10:53 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.04°N / 136.17°E (Fukui, Fukui, Japan)
Antipode: 36.04°S / 43.83°W
Nearest volcano: Haku-san (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Fukui-shi (pop: 248,700) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (7 mi) N of Sabae (pop: 66,300) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) N of Takefu (pop: 75,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SW of Maruoka (Sakai) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) S of Mikuni (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Ono (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) W of Katsuyama (pop: 27,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Tsuruga (pop: 68,500) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NW of Nagoya (Aichi) (pop: 2,191,300) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) W of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.510 kmNear West Coast Of Honshu, JapanEMSC
4.910 kmNear West Coast of Honshu, JapanGFZ
5.035 kmNear West Coast of Honshu, JapanGeoAu
5.049 kmNear West Coast of Honshu, JapanBMKG
4.510 km2 km NE of Fukui-shi, JapanUSGS

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Nagakute (Japan, 130 km SE of epicenter) : Slightly moving of monitor in the office at 2nd floor (reported through EMSC)  
Nagoya (Japan, 116 km SE of epicenter) : Slight swaying feeling for a few seconds. Fourth-floor apartment in Nagoya. (reported through EMSC)  
Sabae (Japan, 10 km S of epicenter) : Happened while teaching, it was interesting. No damage. (reported through EMSC)  
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