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Terremoto moderado mag. 4.0 - 16 km S of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan, martes, 8 jun 2021 16:59 (GMT +9)

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.0 - 16 km S of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan, martes,  8 jun 2021 16:59 (GMT +9) Terremoto moderado mag. 4.0 - 16 km S of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan, martes,  8 jun 2021 16:59 (GMT +9)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.0 a 10 km de profundidad

8 Jun 08:06 UTC: Primero en informar: NIED después de 6 minutos.
Update Tue, 8 Jun 2021, 08:12

Moderate 4.0 quake hits near Kumamoto, Kumamoto Shi, Japan

4.0 quake 8 Jun 4:59 pm (GMT +9)
4.0 quake 8 Jun 4:59 pm (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred in the afternoon on Tuesday 8 June 2021 at 4:59 pm local time near Kumamoto, Kumamoto Shi, Japan, as reported by Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.8.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Matsubase (pop. 26,200) located 2 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Uto (pop. 39,200) located 3 km from the epicenter, Kumamoto (pop. 680,400) 16 km away, Honmachi (pop. 104,300) 19 km away, Uekimachi-mōno (pop. 31,700) 27 km away, and Ōzu (pop. 29,800) 30 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Yamaga (pop. 32,300) located 40 km from the epicenter, and Omuta (pop. 132,000) 47 km away.

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Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora8 Jun 2021 07:59:58 UTC
Hora local en el epicentromartes, 8 jun 2021 16:59 (GMT +9)
StatusConfirmado
Magnitud4
Prof.10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud32.659°N / 130.684°E (Uki Shi, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japón)
Antipode32.659°S / 49.316°W
Intensidad del temblorTemblor ligero cerca del epicentro
Sentido0 informes
Fuente primaria de datosNIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Volcán mas cercanoUnzen (38 km / 24 mi)
Lugares cercanos2 km al ENE de Matsubase (Uki) (pop: 26,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
3 km al SSE de Uto (pop: 39,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
16 km al S de Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
19 km al NNE de Honmachi (pop: 104,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
27 km al S de Uekimachi-mōno (Kumamoto) (pop: 31,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
30 km al SO de Ōzu (Kikuchi District) (pop: 29,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
40 km al S de Yamaga (pop: 32,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
47 km al SSE de Omuta (Fukuoka) (pop: 132,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
108 km al SSE de Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
894 km al OSO de Tokio (Tokyo) (pop: 8,336,600) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 31.5°C (89 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 MWh, equivalente a 15.1 toneladas de 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.
RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
4.010 kmJapan: NW KUMAMOTO PREFNIED

Seismograms

Seismic station: Oita Nakatsue (JNU/JP network) | Distance from quake: 55 km / 34 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Oita Nakatsue: 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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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.
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