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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Eastern Honshu, Japan on Saturday, 22 November 2014

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Eastern Honshu, Japan on Saturday, 22 November 2014

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Eastern Honshu, Japan on Saturday, 22 November 2014
22 Nov 13:17 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 9 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 à 12.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 22 November 2014 13:08 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.63°N / 137.83°E (Japon)
Nearest volcano: Myoko (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km W de Nagano (pop: 360,200)
46 km NW de Matsumoto (pop: 210,700)
50 km SW de Nakano (pop: 42,700)
181 km NE de Nagoya (pop: 2,191,300)
182 km NW de Saitama (pop: 1,193,400)
197 km NW de Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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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.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 22 Nov 13:08 UTCM 6.2 / 12 kmEastern Honshu, JapanGFZ
Sat, 22 Nov 13:08 UTCM 6.2 / 2 kmEASTERN HONSHU, JAPANEMSC
Sat, 22 Nov 13:08 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km16km NNE of Omachi, JapanUSGS
Sat, 22 Nov 13:08 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmNNE of Omachi, JapanGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

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Chuo, Tokyo / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Shobu-ike, Nagakute City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lower beeding (9447.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Yokohama / Light shaking (MMI IV)
´Nagoya City (183.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Termez / Usbekistan / Weak shaking (MMI III)
rimini / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
rimini / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Imizu shi / not felt
ogasawara / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
HND Airport ANA Lounge / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nisshin-shi (182.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Seemed a bit longer than the usual earthquake.
hon-atsugi / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ueda-shi (Japan, 48 km SE of epicenter) : Very strong quake for about 30 seconds. Some books and plates fell from the shelves. Hope there are no replicas - it was pretty scary. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake: Eastern Honshu, Japan, 22 Nov 2014 13h08

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 23 Mar 2015 16:06 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Mar 2015 19:21 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    244 km (151.6 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 21 Dec 2014 16:17 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Nov 2014 03:46 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Eastern Honshu, Japan on Saturday, 22 November 2014
 

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