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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Gifu, 46 km south of Toyama, Japan, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 11:39 am (GMT +9) -

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Gifu, 46 km south of Toyama, Japan, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 11:39 am (GMT +9) Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Gifu, 46 km south of Toyama, Japan, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 11:39 am (GMT +9)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 272 km depth

1 Oct 02:46 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 1, 2022 02:39:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 11:39 am (GMT +9)
Depth272.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.286°N / 137.175°E (Hida Shi, Gifu, Japan)
Antipode36.286°S / 42.825°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceNIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Nearest volcanoYake-dake (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities18 km (11 mi) NNW of Takayama (pop: 66,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (20 mi) S of Yatsuomachi-higashikumisaka (Toyama) (pop: 22,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SE of Nanto-shi (Toyama) (pop: 55,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) SE of Fukumitsu (Toyama) (pop: 19,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (31 mi) SSW of Kamiichi (Toyama) (pop: 23,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) SE of Kanazawa (Ishikawa) (pop: 458,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Gifu City (pop: 397,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
236 km (147 mi) WNW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 22.9°C (73 F), humidity: 53%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Seismic station: Gifu Kurokawa (JGF/JP network) | Distance from quake: 78 km / 48 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Gifu Kurokawa: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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