Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 15 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Wednesday, 9 September 2020 at 02:45 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 15 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Wednesday, 9 September 2020 at 02:45 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 50 km depth

9 Sep 02:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Sep 2020 02:45:30 UTC -
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.6°N / 142.1°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwate (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SE of Ichinohe (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNE of Sangan-jima Island --> 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.050 kmNear East Coast Of Honshu, JapanEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
New York / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
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