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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Izu Islands, Japan Region, on 26 Sep 1:46 am (GMT +9)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Izu Islands, Japan Region, on 26 Sep 1:46 am (GMT +9)
25 Sep 16:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
25 Sep 17:01: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 120.0 to 118.0 km (from 75 to 73 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.3 mi) towards WNW.
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25 Sep 17:57: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 122.0 to 125.0 km (from 76 to 78 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.2 km (3.2 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 2020-09-25 04:46:45 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 26 Sep 1:46 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 125.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.12°N / 139.8°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Hachijo-jima (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
190 km (118 mi) SE of Shimoda (pop: 26,700)
286 km (178 mi) S of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.7°C (82 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-09-25 16:46:45 UTC
26 Sep 1:46 am (GMT +9)
M 5.1 / 125 kmIzu Islands, Japan RegionEMSC
2020-09-25 16:46:44 UTCM 5.0 / 118 kmSoutheast of Honshu, JapanGFZ
2020-09-25 16:46:45 UTCM 5.1 / 118.8 km181 Km SSE of Shimoda, JapanUSGS
2020-09-25 16:46:44 UTCM 5.0 / 117 kmSoutheast of Honshu, JapanGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Izu Islands, Japan Region, 26 Sep 1:46 am (GMT +9)

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Izu Islands, Japan Region, on 26 Sep 1:46 am (GMT +9)

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