Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 87 km southwest of Inamba-jima Island, Japan, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 8:17 pm (GMT +9) -

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Philippines Sea, 87 km southwest of Inamba-jima Island, Japan, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 8:17 pm (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 308 km depth

14 Jan 11:24 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Jan 2021 11:17:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 8:17 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 307.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.104°N / 138.627°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurose Hole (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
171 km (106 mi) SSE of Ōyama (Omaezaki) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SSE of Iwata (pop: 88,500) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SSE of Kakegawa (pop: 84,000) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SSE of Hamamatsu (pop: 605,100) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) S of Yaizu (pop: 121,100) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) S of Fujieda (pop: 132,900) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) SSE of Toyohashi (pop: 378,400) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SSE of Toyokawa (pop: 120,500) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) SSW of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) SSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) W of Hachijojima Island (pop: 7,520) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Inamba-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 14.7°C (58 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 10 m/s (19 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.7308 kmFAR S OFF TOKAI DISTRICT, JapanNIED
M 4.4278 kmSoutheast of Honshu, JapanGFZ
M 4.1279 kmIZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGIONEMSC
M 4.1289 km158 Km S of Ōyama, JapanUSGS

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