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

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

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 48 km depth

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: Sep 27, 2020 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 (Kitashitara-gun, Aichi, Japan)
Antipode: 35.12°S / 42.38°W
Nearest volcano: Ontake-san (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) NNE of Shinshiro (pop: 36,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Toyokawa (pop: 120,500) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) E of Toyota (pop: 362,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Toyohashi-shi (pop: 378,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Aichi (Aichi-ken) (pop: 352,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Gamagōri (pop: 80,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ESE of Seto (pop: 134,200) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) E of Nagoya (pop: 2,191,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) W of Yokohama (Kanagawa) (pop: 3,574,400) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
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 (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.248 km- 27 km NE of Shinshiro, JapanEMSC
5.245 km27 Km NE of Shinshiro, JapanUSGS
5.032 kmEastern Honshu, JapanGeoAu
4.844 kmNear S. Coast of Honshu, JapanGFZ

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)  
near Toba, Mie (114.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Chiryū, Aichi (48.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Shingū, Kasuya-gun, Fukuoka (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)  
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