Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 423 km southwest of Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, 18 Nov 10.00 am (GMT +9) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 423 km southwest of Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, 18 Nov 10.00 am (GMT +9)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 374 km depth

18 Nov 01:08 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
18 Nov 08:18: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
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18 Nov 20:34: Epicenter location corrected by 2.8 km (1.8 mi) towards W.
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Date & time: 18 Nov 2020 01:00:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 18 Nov 10.00 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 374.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.2°N / 137.88°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Aoga-shima (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
246 km (153 mi) SE of Shingū (pop: 31,600)
277 km (172 mi) SE of Ise (pop: 97,300)
278 km (173 mi) S of Hamamatsu (pop: 605,100)
289 km (180 mi) S of Toyohashi (pop: 378,400)
299 km (186 mi) S of Fujieda (pop: 132,900)
306 km (190 mi) SE of Nishio (pop: 103,300)
395 km (245 mi) SW of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400)
423 km (263 mi) SW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 22.1°C (72 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from SE
Primary data source: GFZ
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

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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.1374 kmSoutheast of Honshu, JapanGFZ
M 5.2372 kmIZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGIONEMSC
M 4.7366 km250 Km SE of Shingū, JapanUSGS
M 5.2361 kmSoutheast of Honshu, JapanGeoAu
M 4.7411 kmSoutheast of Honshu, JapanBMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tokyo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake 423 km southwest of Tokyo, Japan, 18 Nov 10.00 am (GMT +9)

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