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Strong mag. 6 earthquake - 9km NW of Sumoto, Japan

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 6km WNW of Sumoto, Japan on Friday, 12 April 2013

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - 6km WNW of Sumoto, Japan on Friday, 12 April 2013
Date & time: Fri, 12 Apr 20:33:17 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 13 Apr 2013 05:33 (Asia/Tokyo)
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.3691°N / 134.828°E (Japon)
Nearest volcano: Sanbe (217 km)
Primary data source: USGS
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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- Merci!.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 12 Apr 2013
Fri, 12 Apr 20:33 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km NEAR S. COAST OF WESTERN HONSHU[Map]EMSC
Fri, 12 Apr 20:33 UTCM 5.8 / 10 kmNear S. Coast of Western Honshu[Map]GFZ
Fri, 12 Apr 20:33 UTCM 5.8 / 14 kmNear S Coast of Western Honshu, Japan[Map]GeoAu
Fri, 12 Apr 20:33 UTCM 6.3 / 15 km淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Nara City, Nakatomigaoka / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was asleep but awoke to rumbling sound, followed by creaking of the building.
Kobe / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kobe / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I woke up and could feel de building shaking to the sides. Maybe 19 seconds.
Osaka Kansai / MMI IV (Light shaking): My first recognized earthquake. Strange feeling on the 23rd floor. Initially did not know what is happening. No way to get out fast. So I just stayed in the room. Long after shaking of the building.
Kyoto / MMI III (Weak shaking): Vibration recognized in a bottle of water, duration ca. 10 secs
Toyota / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Osaka / MMI IV (Light shaking): It wakes me up in the morning.
nara / not felt: Building noticeably moved - maybe several seconds - awakened by shaking - no one seemed particularly alarmed.
Surigao City / MMI IV (Light shaking): almost 5am...we experienced ground shaking in a few seconds.
kochi, Japan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): woken up by prolonged shaking
Osaka / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Hiroshima / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Nara (Japan) (94 km E from epicenter)(no details): It was about half a minute, with a few aftershocks. I recal having felt two aftershocks in Nara. (via EMSC)
Kurashiki (Japan) (100 km W from epicenter)(no details): Woke up because my bed on the 3rd floor was shaking for some seconds. (via EMSC)
Shimamoto (Japan) (96 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Haven't felt one since the Nisqually Quake but prefer not to be in a high rise when they happen. (via EMSC)
Osaka (Japan) (73 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Woke me up from sleep. Hotel room at 10th floor of 40. Lasted a couple of minutes, degrading in intensity, then all stood still. No harm done, everybody's fine. (via EMSC)
Sumoto (Japan) (12 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Shock ....i am inglish (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 12 Apr 20:36 UTCM 2.9 / 15 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 20:37 UTCM 3.2 / 14 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 20:37 UTCM 2.6 / 16 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 20:41 UTCM 2.6 / 14 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 20:41 UTCM 3.9 / 14 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 20:42 UTCM 3.3 / 13 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 20:48 UTCM 2.6 / 15 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 21:05 UTCM 2.7 / 14 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 21:09 UTCM 3.2 / 17 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 21:17 UTCM 3.2 / 14 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 21:23 UTCM 3.0 / 15 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 21:31 UTCM 3.4 / 15 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 22:08 UTCM 2.8 / 14 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 22:13 UTCM 2.7 / 9 km - [info]三重県中部 (Central Mie Prefecture)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 23:18 UTCM 3.0 / 14 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 12 Apr 23:52 UTCM 2.7 / 14 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Sat, 13 Apr 2013 (6 earthquakes)
Sat, 13 Apr 00:02 UTCM 3.5 / 405 km - [info]三重県南部 (Mie Pref.)[Map]JMA
Sat, 13 Apr 04:33 UTCM 2.9 / 14 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Sat, 13 Apr 04:56 UTCM 3.0 / 16 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Sat, 13 Apr 06:17 UTCM 3.5 / 14 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Sat, 13 Apr 06:29 UTCM 2.7 / 14 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Sat, 13 Apr 08:02 UTCM 2.6 / 17 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 19 Apr 2013
Fri, 19 Apr 13:42 UTCM 2.9 / 12 km - [info]広島県北部 (Hiroshima Pref.)[Map]JMA
Fri, 19 Apr 14:59 UTCM 2.7 / 18 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 19 Apr 17:10 UTCM 2.9 / 35 km - [info]三重県南東沖 (SE off Mie Pref.)[Map]JMA
Tue, 23 Apr 2013
Tue, 23 Apr 11:57 UTCM 2.7 / 433 km - [info]三重県南東沖 (SE off Mie Pref.)[Map]JMA
Tue, 23 Apr 22:47 UTCM 2.7 / 6 km - [info]和歌山県北部 (Northern Wakayama)[Map]JMA
Tue, 23 Apr 23:53 UTCM 2.9 / 55 km - [info]和歌山県北部 (Northern Wakayama)[Map]JMA
Wed, 24 Apr 2013
Wed, 24 Apr 00:46 UTCM 3.1 / 9 km - [info]紀伊水道 (Kii channel)[Map]JMA
Fri, 26 Apr 2013
Fri, 26 Apr 05:17 UTCM 2.9 / 6 km - [info]和歌山県北部 (Northern Wakayama)[Map]JMA
Fri, 26 Apr 23:06 UTCM 3.5 / 17 km - [info]播磨灘 (Harima-Nada)[Map]JMA
Sat, 27 Apr 2013
Sat, 27 Apr 04:06 UTCM 2.9 / 17 km - [info]播磨灘 (Harima-Nada)[Map]JMA
Sun, 28 Apr 2013
Sun, 28 Apr 03:41 UTCM 2.6 / 401 km - [info]三重県南東沖 (SE off Mie Pref.)[Map]JMA
Sun, 28 Apr 20:18 UTCM 2.7 / 12 km - [info]紀伊水道 (Kii channel)[Map]JMA
Mon, 29 Apr 2013
Mon, 29 Apr 12:18 UTCM 2.9 / 4 km - [info]高知県中部 (Middle the Kochi Prefecture)[Map]JMA
Wed, 1 May 2013
Wed, 1 May 03:59 UTCM 3.1 / 13 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 3 May 2013
Fri, 3 May 01:32 UTCM 3.3 / 13 km - [info]紀伊水道 (Kii channel)[Map]JMA
Sun, 5 May 2013
Sun, 5 May 06:46 UTCM 2.7 / 16 km - [info]淡路島付近 (Near Awaji island)[Map]JMA
Thu, 9 May 2013
Thu, 9 May 16:56 UTCM 3.8 / 5 km - [info]高知県中部 (Middle the Kochi Prefecture)[Map]JMA
Thu, 9 May 20:13 UTCM 2.9 / 13 km - [info]紀伊水道 (Kii channel)[Map]JMA
Mon, 13 May 2013
Mon, 13 May 21:35 UTCM 3.0 / 7 km - [info]紀伊水道 (Kii channel)[Map]JMA
Tue, 14 May 2013
Tue, 14 May 04:30 UTCM 2.7 / 12 km - [info]和歌山県北部 (Northern Wakayama)[Map]JMA
Wed, 15 May 2013
Wed, 15 May 19:04 UTCM 2.9 / 41 km - [info]四国沖 (Off the coast of Shikoku)[Map]JMA
Wed, 15 May 20:27 UTCM 2.6 / 13 km - [info]兵庫県南西部 (Southwestern part of Hyogo Prefecture)[Map]JMA
Wed, 15 May 23:33 UTCM 2.7 / 13 km - [info]兵庫県南西部 (Southwestern part of Hyogo Prefecture)[Map]JMA
Wed, 15 May 23:49 UTCM 3.2 / 9 km - [info]京都府南部 (Southern Kyoto Prefecture)[Map]JMA
Sat, 18 May 2013
Sat, 18 May 11:51 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]5.1 NEAR S. COAST OF WESTERN HONSHU[Map]EMSC
Sun, 19 May 2013
Sun, 19 May 16:14 UTCM 2.6 / 8 km - [info]和歌山県北部 (Northern Wakayama)[Map]JMA
Mon, 20 May 2013
Mon, 20 May 02:22 UTCM 3.1 / 16 km - [info]紀伊水道 (Kii channel)[Map]JMA
Mon, 20 May 02:23 UTCM 2.7 / 16 km - [info]紀伊水道 (Kii channel)[Map]JMA

 

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