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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Eastern Honshu, Japan on Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Tuesday, 12 May 2015
May 13 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.8.
Date & time: Tue, 12 May 21:13:01 UTC
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.92°N / 141.93°E (Japon)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (99 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- Merci!.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 12 May 2015
Tue, 12 May 21:12 UTCM 6.8 / 40 kmNEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 12 May 21:12 UTCM 6.8 / 38.9 km33km SE of Ofunato, Japan[Map]USGS
Tue, 12 May 21:12 UTCM 6.8 / 39 kmSE of Ofunato, Japan[Map]GeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Hanawa-Machi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tokyo / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Kolkata / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was in office wen I felt the shake. Felt as if someone was shaking my chair.
Tokyo / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was on bed at 6.13 a.m. in Atsugi, Japan. I heard the shaking sounds of windows and at the same time I was felt that my bed is shaking.
Shinagawa / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kawasaki / MMI IV (Light shaking): At 06:15 local time our Hotel building was swinging I am at the 19th floor it takes maybe 2 minutes
Tokyo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mito / MMI IV (Light shaking)
tokyo / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Dhaka / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was working at my computer, felt light swaying. Took a while confirm that it was actually an earthquake.
Sendai (125.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): My phone alerted me beforehand, a few items fell in the kitchen. Lasted about a minute?
Misawa, Japan / MMI IV (Light shaking): First, the Japanese mobile phone sounded a warning, which woke me up. Then, my apartment building started shaking. I grabbed a few things and headed for the door. It stopped after about half a minute. No after shocks so far. The quake happened about 25 minutes ago. My nerves were rattled, but nothing was broken.
sendai city center (117.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tokyo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Akita, Akita / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Not sharp, rolled a lot, a few objects fallen.
Ōta-ku (Japan) (425 km SW from epicenter)(no details): My wife felt house shaking (via EMSC)
Urayasu-shi (Japan) (410 km SW from epicenter)(no details): 揺れちょっときた (via EMSC)
(Japan) (412 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Horrible (via EMSC)
(Japan) (451 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Das Bett wurde leicht durch geschüttelt. (via EMSC)
Edogawa-ku (Japan) (412 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt this quake. (via EMSC)
Chūō-ku (Japan) (417 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Léger tremblement du lit (via EMSC)
Urayasu-shi (Japan) (414 km SW from epicenter)(no details): やや揺れました (via EMSC)
Urayasu (Japan) (413 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The earthquake woke me up, i could feel my bed moving and items in my closet banging (via EMSC)
Akita (Japan) (181 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Got woken up by this, rolled a lot, not sharp, seemed to last a while. (via EMSC)
Patna (India) (5464 km W from epicenter)(no details): My Computer Table Is Shaking .. (via EMSC)
Muzaffarpur (India) (5414 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt when i was sleeping (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (5334 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt it in nepal..bed was shaking. (via EMSC)
(Japan) (451 km SW from epicenter)(no details): the hotel room walls were rumbling and room was shaking (via EMSC)
Chuo (Japan) (417 km SW from epicenter)(no details): i noticed that curtains swayed and (i think) the desk was moving a bit. Only occurred for about 30 seconds. (via EMSC)
Hitachi-shi (Japan) (287 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt that when I was sleeping. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 25 Dec 2015 (6 earthquakes)
Fri, 25 Dec 05:01 UTCM 2.6 / 31 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 25 Dec 06:45 UTCM 2.7 / 29.3 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 25 Dec 16:42 UTCM 4.6 / 13.9 km - [info]NORTHERN IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 25 Dec 16:51 UTCM 3.5 / 39.8 km - [info]E OFF IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 25 Dec 19:23 UTCM 3.9 / 59.1 km - [info]SE OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 25 Dec 21:39 UTCM 2.9 / 28.5 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Sat, 26 Dec 2015
Sat, 26 Dec 02:08 UTCM 2.6 / 13.5 km - [info]NORTHERN IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Sat, 26 Dec 08:06 UTCM 4.1 / 56.2 km - [info]NORTHERN MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Sun, 27 Dec 2015
Sun, 27 Dec 00:01 UTCM 2.6 / 10.7 km - [info]FAR E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Sun, 27 Dec 01:28 UTCM 2.8 / 46.5 km - [info]E OFF IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Sun, 27 Dec 08:30 UTCM 3.3 / 37.9 km - [info]KINKAZAN REGION[Map]NIED
Sun, 27 Dec 12:09 UTCM 2.7 / 27.3 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 28 Dec 2015
Mon, 28 Dec 15:33 UTCM 3.1 / 61.7 km - [info]SENDAI BAY REGION[Map]NIED
Tue, 29 Dec 2015
Tue, 29 Dec 05:00 UTCM 2.9 / 33.9 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Wed, 30 Dec 2015
Wed, 30 Dec 03:15 UTCM 2.7 / 100 km - [info]NORTHERN MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Wed, 30 Dec 06:20 UTCM 2.9 / 32.2 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 31 Dec 2015
Thu, 31 Dec 18:53 UTCM 4.1 / 47.3 km - [info]E OFF IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 1 Jan 2016
Fri, 1 Jan 04:15 UTCM 2.8 / 33.8 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Sat, 2 Jan 2016
Sat, 2 Jan 03:25 UTCM 2.7 / 51.5 km - [info]E OFF IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Sat, 2 Jan 14:22 UTCM 2.6 / 61.3 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Sun, 3 Jan 2016
Sun, 3 Jan 12:37 UTCM 2.6 / 46 km - [info]E OFF IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 4 Jan 2016
Mon, 4 Jan 05:53 UTCM 2.6 / 68.4 km - [info]NORTHERN MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 4 Jan 12:48 UTCM 2.6 / 68.1 km - [info]SOUTHERN IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 5 Jan 2016
Tue, 5 Jan 08:41 UTCM 2.6 / 41.7 km - [info]E OFF IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 5 Jan 09:56 UTCM 3.5 / 53.1 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Wed, 6 Jan 2016
Wed, 6 Jan 08:10 UTCM 2.6 / 68.3 km - [info]NORTHERN MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Wed, 6 Jan 12:42 UTCM 2.7 / 60.7 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Wed, 6 Jan 13:03 UTCM 3.6 / 31.5 km - [info]FAR E OFF SANRIKU[Map]NIED
Wed, 6 Jan 17:47 UTCM 3.8 / 46.3 km - [info]E OFF IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Wed, 6 Jan 18:10 UTCM 3.1 / 39.5 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 7 Jan 2016
Thu, 7 Jan 00:45 UTCM 3.2 / 37.2 km - [info]KINKAZAN REGION[Map]NIED
Thu, 7 Jan 05:22 UTCM 2.7 / 31.4 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 7 Jan 08:22 UTCM 2.9 / 70.1 km - [info]NORTHERN MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Thu, 7 Jan 11:06 UTCM 2.7 / 52.9 km - [info]KINKAZAN REGION[Map]NIED
Fri, 8 Jan 2016
Fri, 8 Jan 03:53 UTCM 2.6 / 8.3 km - [info]SOUTHERN AKITA PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 8 Jan 05:49 UTCM 3.4 / 165 km - [info]SOUTHERN AKITA PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 8 Jan 21:55 UTCM 2.7 / 73.6 km - [info]NORTHERN MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Fri, 8 Jan 22:07 UTCM 2.6 / 53.6 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Sat, 9 Jan 2016
Sat, 9 Jan 15:50 UTCM 3.8 / 24.4 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Sat, 9 Jan 17:37 UTCM 2.6 / 84.7 km - [info]E OFF IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Sun, 10 Jan 2016
Sun, 10 Jan 17:08 UTCM 3.5 / 47.4 km - [info]E OFF IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Sun, 10 Jan 19:52 UTCM 3.3 / 53.5 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Sun, 10 Jan 21:30 UTCM 3.5 / 62.9 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 11 Jan 2016
Mon, 11 Jan 01:18 UTCM 2.9 / 80.6 km - [info]SOUTHERN IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Mon, 11 Jan 07:27 UTCM 3.0 / 12.9 km - [info]FAR E OFF SANRIKU[Map]NIED
Mon, 11 Jan 18:46 UTCM 2.8 / 46 km - [info]KINKAZAN REGION[Map]NIED
Mon, 11 Jan 21:13 UTCM 2.8 / 46.1 km - [info]E OFF IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 12 Jan 2016
Tue, 12 Jan 00:22 UTCM 3.2 / 29.6 km - [info]E OFF IWATE PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 12 Jan 05:29 UTCM 2.7 / 54.5 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED
Tue, 12 Jan 06:09 UTCM 2.6 / 48.8 km - [info]E OFF MIYAGI PREF[Map]NIED

 

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