Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 156 km NE of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, lunes, 23 may 2022 12:01 (GMT +10) -

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 156 km NE of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, lunes, 23 may 2022 12:01 (GMT +10) Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 156 km NE of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, lunes, 23 may 2022 12:01 (GMT +10)

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.5 a 30 km de profundidad

23 May 02:11 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 10 minutos.
23 May 02:20: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: USGS
Update Mon, 23 May 2022, 02:15
Significant magnitude 5.5 quake hits 104 km south of Samanai, Japan around noon
5.5 quake 23 May 12:01 pm (GMT +10)
5.5 quake 23 May 12:01 pm (GMT +10)
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake near Samanai, Samani-gun, Hokkaido, Japan, was reported only 14 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter around noon on Monday, May 23rd, 2022, at 12:01 pm local time. 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 France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.5 as well. Other agencies reporting the same quake include the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake at magnitude 5.5, and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 5.7.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Samanai (pop. 4,500) located 104 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora23 May 2022 02:01:05 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentrolunes, 23 may 2022 12:01 (GMT +10)
Prof.30.3 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud41.2572°N / 143.0619°E (Océano Pacífico Norte, Japón)
Antipode41.257°S / 36.938°W
Intensidad del temblorTemblor moderado cerca del epicentro
Sentido1 informe
Fuente primaria de datosUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Volcán mas cercanoE-san (169 km / 105 mi)
Lugares cercanos98 km al S de Samanai (pop: 4,480) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
154 km al ENE de Misawa (pop: 42,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
154 km al E de Mutsu (pop: 49,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
156 km al NE de Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
185 km al S de Obihiro (pop: 173,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
195 km al SE de Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
246 km al SE de Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
685 km al NNE de Tokio (pop: 8,336,600) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
242 km al S de Hokkaido Island (pop: 5,500,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 9.9°C (50 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from N
Energía sísmica estimada liberada1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 GWh, equivalente a 2682 toneladas de TNT o 0.2 bombas atomicas!) | 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.
5.530 km132 Km SSE of Shizunai-furukawachō, JapanUSGS
5.530 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionRaspberryShake
5.510 kmJapan: Near SapporoRENASS
5.540 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGFZ
5.810.3 kmJapan: E OFF AOMORI PREFNIED
5.538 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGeoAu

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Réplicas registradas, las más recientes primero (3 en total)

Fecha y horaMag
16 jul 2022 18:48
hace 4 semanas

56 km
Océano Pacífico Norte, 98 km S de Samanai, Samani-gun, Hokkaido, JapónMás
2 jul 2022 06:44
hace 6 semanas

15 km
Océano Pacífico Norte, 159 km NE de Hachinohe, Prefectura de Aomori, JapónMás
23 may 2022 03:02
hace 11 semanas

17 km
Océano Pacífico Norte, JapónMás

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