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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Thursday, 20 November 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Thursday, 20 November 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Thursday, 20 November 2014
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 46.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 20 November 2014 01:51 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.38°N / 141.49°E (Japon)
Nearest volcano: Adatara (90 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 20 Nov 2014
Thu, 20 Nov 01:51 UTCM 5.4 / 35.2 km54km ESE of Namie, JapanUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Kanagawa / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sixth floor of my dorm, felt a back and forth shaking for 10-20 seconds
Tokyo, Shinjuku (246.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Building was noticebly shaking
torihama, Kanazwa-ku, Yokohama (247.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tokio / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I woke up because my bed was shaking.35th floor of the hotel.
Koto (Japan) (247 km SW from epicenter)(no details): From the 10th floor of the IBM Toyosu Office Building in Tokyo, I judge the frequency of swaying was about 2 Hz, or two sway cycles per second. (via EMSC)


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