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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Japan, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 12:58 pm (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Japan, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 12:58 pm (GMT +9) Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Japan, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 12:58 pm (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 364 km depth

1 Oct 04:10 UTC: First to report: NIED after 12 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 1, 2022 03:58:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 12:58 pm (GMT +9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.7
Depth363.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude32.498°N / 140.603°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode32.498°S / 39.397°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Nearest volcanoAoga-shima (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities285 km (177 mi) SSE of Tateyama (pop: 50,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
322 km (200 mi) SSE of Yokosuka (pop: 429,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
338 km (210 mi) SSE of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
344 km (214 mi) SE of Shizuoka (pop: 701,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
348 km (216 mi) S of Chiba (pop: 919,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
365 km (227 mi) SSE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
389 km (242 mi) SSE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
399 km (248 mi) SSE of Kofu (pop: 190,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
102 km (63 mi) SE of Hachijojima Island (pop: 7,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
241 km (150 mi) SSE of Shikine-jima Island (pop: 600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 26.3°C (79 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 10 m/s (19 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.7364 kmJapan: E OFF HACHIJOJIMA ISLANDNIED

Seismograms

Seismic station: Matsushiro, Japan (MAJO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 501 km / 311 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Matsushiro, Japan: 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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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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