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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 27 km NE of Shinshiro, Japan, on 27 Sep 1:13 pm (GMT +9)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - 27 km NE of Shinshiro, Japan, on 27 Sep 1:13 pm (GMT +9)
27 Sep 04:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
27 Sep 04:30: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 50.0 to 45.0 km (from 31 to 28 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.8 km (5.5 mi) towards WSW.
27 Sep 05:59: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 45.0 to 48.0 km (from 28 to 30 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.9 km (6.2 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 2020-09-27 04:13:42 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 27 Sep 1:13 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.12°N / 137.62°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Ontake-san (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) NE of Shinshiro (pop: 36,100)
39 km (24 mi) NW of Hamakita (pop: 86,500)
39 km (24 mi) NE of Toyokawa (pop: 120,500)
188 km (117 mi) W of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400)
198 km (123 mi) SW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
199 km (124 mi) NE of Osaka (pop: 2,592,400)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 26.4°C (80 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from SE
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [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
2020-09-27 04:13:42 UTC
27 Sep 1:13 pm (GMT +9)
M 5.2 / 48 km27 km NE of Shinshiro, JapanEMSC
2020-09-27 04:13:42 UTCM 5.2 / 45.4 km27 Km NE of Shinshiro, JapanUSGS
2020-09-27 04:13:41 UTCM 5.0 / 32.4 kmEastern Honshu, JapanGeoAu
2020-09-27 04:13:41 UTCM 4.8 / 44 kmNear S. Coast of Honshu, JapanGFZ
2020-09-27 04:13:42 UTCM 5.2 / 45.4 km27 Km NE of Shinshiro, JapanUSGS

User reports for this quake (12)

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Toyohashi, Aichi (49.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s : Was hanging laundry outside. It started with only sound. Then apartment rattling and enough shaking for me to feel but not enough to affect my standing position. Mostly sound, minor shaking. | 3 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)
114.3 km SW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
48.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
679 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Inuyama-shi, Aichi-ken / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : No doubt about the jolt, but it was too short in duration to get up and go outside.
Nagoia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hamamatsu / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / vertical swinging (up and down)
Inuyama-shi, Aichi-ken / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : No doubt about the jolt, but it was too short in duration to get up and go outside.
Shinshiro (Japan, 27 km SW of epicenter) : Although it didn't last very long, it increased in intensity and rumbled more beneath the earth than shaking above.. It reminded me of feeling the Hanshin Daishinsai earthquake in Kobe, which we felt in Nagoya. | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)
Tokyo (Japan, 199 km E of epicenter) : Almost nothing felt (reported through EMSC)
Nagoya (Japan, 65 km W of epicenter) : About 15 sec. (reported through EMSC)
(Japan, 42 km W of epicenter) : Curto e rápido (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake 27 km NE of Shinshiro, Japan, 27 Sep 1:13 pm (GMT +9)

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 27 km NE of Shinshiro, Japan, on 27 Sep 1:13 pm (GMT +9)

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