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Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - Shikoku, 30 km northwest of Kochi, Japan, on Friday, Jun 24, 2022 at 12:20 am (GMT +9) -

Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - Shikoku, 30 km northwest of Kochi, Japan, on Friday, Jun 24, 2022 at 12:20 am (GMT +9) Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - Shikoku, 30 km northwest of Kochi, Japan, on Friday, Jun 24, 2022 at 12:20 am (GMT +9)

Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 40 km depth

23 Jun 15:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 23, 2022 15:20:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Jun 24, 2022 at 12:20 am (GMT +9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.5
Depth40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude33.8°N / 133.4°E (Tosa-gun, Kochi, Japan)
Antipode33.8°S / 46.6°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoSanbe (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities20 km (12 mi) SSE of Niihama (Ehime) (pop: 123,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) ESE of Saijo (Ehime) (pop: 58,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) N of Ino (Agawa District) (pop: 24,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Kochi (pop: 335,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Kan’onjichō (Kagawa) (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) NNE of Susaki (pop: 26,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
110 km (68 mi) SE of Hiroshima (pop: 1,143,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
612 km (380 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 21.3°C (70 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.540 kmSHIKOKU, JAPANEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Higashihiroshima / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
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