Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Eastern Honshu, Japan on Saturday, 22 November 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - 8.1 km SSW of Hakuba, Kitaazumi Gun, Nagano, Japan, sábado, 22 nov. 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - 8.1 km SSW of Hakuba, Kitaazumi Gun, Nagano, Japan, sábado, 22 nov. 2014

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 12 km depth

22 Nov 13:17 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 9 minutos.
Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 12.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 22 Nov 2014 13:08:19 UTC
Magnitud: 6.2
Profundidad: 12.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 36.63°N / 137.83°E (Kitaazumi Gun, Prefectura de Nagano, Japón)
Volcán mas cercano: Myoko (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km al SSO de Hakuba (Kitaazumi District) (pop: 9,250) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
15 km al NNO de Ōmachi (Omachi) (pop: 30,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
32 km al O de Nagano (pop: 360,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
33 km al N de Hotaka (pop: 33,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
37 km al N de Toyoshina (pop: 27,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
43 km al ESE de Uozu (Toyama) (pop: 45,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
46 km al NNO de Matsumoto (pop: 210,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
48 km al ONO de Ueda (pop: 126,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
172 km al NO de Hachiōji (Tokyo) (pop: 579,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
197 km al ONO de Tokio (Tokyo) (pop: 8,336,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) 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.
M 6.212 kmEastern Honshu, JapanGFZ
M 6.210 km16km NNE of Omachi, JapanUSGS
M 6.210 kmNNE of Omachi, JapanGeoAu

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User reports for this quake (14)

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Chuo, Tokyo / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Shobu-ike, Nagakute City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lower beeding (9447.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Yokohama / Light shaking (MMI IV)
´Nagoya City (183.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Termez / Usbekistan / Weak shaking (MMI III)
rimini / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
rimini / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Imizu shi / not felt
ogasawara / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
HND Airport ANA Lounge / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nisshin-shi (182.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Seemed a bit longer than the usual earthquake.
hon-atsugi / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ueda-shi (Japan, 48 km SE of epicenter) : Very strong quake for about 30 seconds. Some books and plates fell from the shelves. Hope there are no replicas - it was pretty scary. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the M 6.2 terremoto: 8.1 km al sur de Hakuba, Kitaazumi Gun, Prefectura de Nagano, Japón Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:08

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 23 Mar 2015 16:06 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Mar 2015 19:06 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    258 km (160.3 mi) depth
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Mar 2015 19:21 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    244 km (151.6 mi) depth
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 21 Dec 2014 16:17 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Nov 2014 03:46 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - 8.1 km SSW of Hakuba, Kitaazumi Gun, Nagano, Japan, sábado, 22 nov. 2014
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