Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Southeast of Honshu, Japan on Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 440 km S of Tokio, Tokyo, Japan, miércoles, 15 oct. 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 440 km S of Tokio, Tokyo, Japan, miércoles, 15 oct. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 69 km depth

16 Oct 00:10 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 17 minutos.
Oct 16 06:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.7 a 5.5.
Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 69.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 15 Oct 2014 23:53:03 UTC
Magnitud: 5.5
Profundidad: 69.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 31.78°N / 140.42°E (Océano Pacífico Norte, Japón)
Volcán mas cercano: Bayonnaise Rocks (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
350 km al SSE de Shimoda (pop: 26,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
376 km al SSE de Itō (pop: 71,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
395 km al SSE de Yaizu (pop: 121,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
396 km al S de Yokosuka (pop: 429,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
396 km al SSE de Numazu (pop: 204,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
396 km al SSE de Mishima (pop: 113,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
397 km al SSE de Fujieda (pop: 132,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
401 km al SSE de Kamakura (pop: 166,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
413 km al S de Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
440 km al S de Tokio (pop: 8,336,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
159 km al SSE de Hachijojima Island (pop: 7,520) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.569 kmSoutheast of Honshu, JapanGFZ
M 5.849 km162km SSE of Hachijo-jima, JapanUSGS

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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
calgary / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
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Aftershocks of the M 5.5 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Norte, 440 km al sur de Tokio, Tokyo, Japón Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:53

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 440 km S of Tokio, Tokyo, Japan, miércoles, 15 oct. 2014
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