Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kyushu, Japan on Thursday, 9 May 2019 - information

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - 34 km ESE of Beppuchō, Miyazaki, Japan, jueves, 09 may. 2019

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - 34 km ESE of Beppuchō, Miyazaki, Japan, jueves, 09 may. 2019

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

9 May 23:56 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
Profundidad recalculada de 53.0 a 10.0 km.
May 10 08:52: Magnitud recalculada de 6.0 a 6.2.
Fecha & hora: 9 May 2019 11:48:41 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.2
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 31,83°N / 131,76°E (Japón)
Volcán mas cercano: Kirishima (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km al SE de Takanabe (Kōyu-gun) (pop: 22,500)
45 km al NE de Nichinan (pop: 44,200)
45 km al SE de Tsuma (Saito-shi) (pop: 34,300)
62 km al NE de Kushima (pop: 22,100)
66 km al E de Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000)
84 km al S de Nobeoka (pop: 121,900)
450 km al SW de Kōbe (pop: 1,528,500)
849 km al WSW de Tokio (pop: 8,336,600)
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
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

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.210 kmKyushu, JapanGFZ
M 6.433 kmKyushu, JapanEMSC
M 6.220 kmKyushu, JapanGeoAu
M 6.123 km43km ESE of Miyazaki-shi, JapanUSGS
M 6.010 kmKyushu, JapanIMD

User reports for this quake (8)

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Kagoshima City, Kagoshima / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A little scary. Not too bad.
Paraná Brazil / not felt : Não senti
846.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Beijing / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : I died
Iwakuni / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Miyazaki / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nagasaki fuerto hotel / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Iwatsuki (Japan, 878 km NE of epicenter) : I'm worried about the yawning of the earth (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the M 6.2 terremoto: 34 km east de Beppuchō, Miyazaki, Japón Thu, 9 May 23h48

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 26 jul 2019 17:11 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    35,2 km (21,9 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 jun 2019 02:35 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    64,6 km (40,1 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 may 2019 11:40 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    20 km (12,4 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 may 2019 04:53 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 may 2019 00:07 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    54 km (33,6 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - 34 km ESE of Beppuchō, Miyazaki, Japan, jueves, 09 may. 2019
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