Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 177 km S of Ue-aratachō, Kagoshima, Japan, sábado, 03 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 177 km S of Ue-aratachō, Kagoshima, Japan, sábado, 03 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 55 km depth

3 Oct 12:36 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 10 minutos.
3 Oct 12:37: Magnitud recalculada de 5.1 a 5.2. Profundidad recalculada de 30.0 a 93.0 km (de 18.6 a 58 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 28 km (17.5 mi) al NE.
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3 Oct 14:02: Profundidad recalculada de 80.0 a 55.0 km (de 50 a 34 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 14.2 km (8.8 mi) al WSW.
Fecha & hora: 3 Oct 2020 12:26:29 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 3 Oct 9:26 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitud: 5.1
Profundidad: 55.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 29,98°N / 130,68°E (Japón)
Volcán mas cercano: Kuchinoerabu-jima (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km al SSE de Miyanoura (Kumage District) (pop: 6,540)
89 km al SSW de Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800)
139 km al S de Ibusuki (pop: 29,700)
147 km al SSE de Makurazaki (pop: 25,000)
157 km al S de Kanoya (pop: 82,300)
198 km al S de Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000)
403 km al S de Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300)
1054 km al SW de Tokio (pop: 8,336,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 25.8°C (78 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from ENE
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC
Energía liberada estimada: 2,8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.155 kmRyukyu Islands, JapanEMSC
M 5.151 kmRyukyu Islands, JapanGFZ
M 5.168 km48 Km SSE of Miyanoura, JapanGeoAu
M 5.134 km41 Km SSE of Koshima, JapanUSGS
M 4.9144 km45 Km SW of Miyanoura, JapanBMKG
M 4.9144 km45 Km SW of Miyanoura, JapanBMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Mugio, Yakushima-cho / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks of the M 5.1 terremoto: 177 km south de Ue-aratachō, Kagoshima, Japón Sat, 3 Oct 12h26

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 04 oct 2020 02:51 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    30 km (18,6 mi) depth
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    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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