Mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 30 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Friday, 27 Nov 2020 5:54 am (GMT +9) -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 30 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Friday, 27 Nov 2020 5:54 am (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 64 km depth

26 Nov 21:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
26 Nov 22:07: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 64.0 km (from 37 to 40 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 45 km (28 mi) towards ESE.
Update Thu, 26 Nov 2020, 21:09
Magnitude 4.0 earthquake strikes near Morioka, Japan
4.0 quake 27 Nov 5:54 am (GMT +9)
4.0 quake 27 Nov 5:54 am (GMT +9)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.0 quake in Japan near Miyako only 15 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Friday 27 November 2020 at 5.54 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 60 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Miyako (pop. 51,700) located 21 km from the epicenter, Yamada (pop. 20,100) 39 km away, Ōtsuchi (pop. 16,500) 49 km away, Morioka (pop. 295,200) 57 km away, Tōno (pop. 26,800) 58 km away, Kamaishi (pop. 43,100) 58 km away, Hachinohe (pop. 239,000) 82 km away, and Kitakami (pop. 93,900) 82 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 26 Nov 2020 20:54:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 27 Nov 2020 5:54 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.66°N / 142.29°E (North Pacific Ocean, Iwate, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwate (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) E of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) NE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) ENE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NE of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds -0.4°C (31 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
M 4.564 km- 29 km E of Miyako, JapanEMSC
M 4.552 km32 Km E of Miyako, JapanUSGS

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Mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 30 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Friday, 27 Nov 2020 5:54 am (GMT +9)
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