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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Monday, 8 June 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Monday, 8 June 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Monday, 8 June 2015
8 Jun 06:11 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 10 minutes.
Jun 8 07:10: Magnitude recalculée de 5.4 à 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 68.0 à 61.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 8 June 2015 06:01 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 61.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.56°N / 142.07°E (Japon)
Nearest volcano: E-san (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km NE de Mutsu (pop: 49,200)
90 km SW de Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400)
113 km NE de Misawa (pop: 42,800)
113 km E de Hakodate (pop: 275,700)
139 km NE de Aomori (pop: 298,400)
685 km NE de Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 8 Jun 06:01 UTCM 6.0 / 61 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGFZ
Mon, 8 Jun 06:01 UTCM 6.0 / 50 km HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGIONEMSC

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Tokyo, Japan / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sleeping on 25th floor of hotel snd woke up to building slightly swaying.
Misawa, Japan (113.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sapporo, hokkaido, japan / Weak shaking (MMI III)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Hokkaido, Japan Region, 8 Jun 2015 06h01

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (20 quakes):
  • 02 Dec 2015 09:39 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    64.1 km (39.8 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (0 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 30 Nov 2015 18:32 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    29.5 km (18.3 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 27 Nov 2015 15:50 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    61.1 km (38 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 26 Nov 2015 14:12 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    66 km (41 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 26 Nov 2015 13:30 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    133.5 km (83 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 23 Nov 2015 02:05 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    26.4 km (16.4 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 21 Nov 2015 17:14 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    51.8 km (32.2 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 15 Nov 2015 07:57 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    67.9 km (42.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 15 Nov 2015 00:46 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    15.1 km (9.4 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 14 Nov 2015 08:58 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    58.9 km (36.6 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 14 Nov 2015 06:11 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    40.8 km (25.4 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 01 Nov 2015 03:48 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    67 km (41.6 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 18 Oct 2015 00:47 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    70 km (43.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 12 Sep 2015 13:38 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    63 km (39.1 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 23 Jul 2015 09:43 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    59.9 km (37.2 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Jul 2015 01:15 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    36 km (22.4 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Jun 2015 10:38 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    76 km (47.2 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 22 Jun 2015 15:35 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    64 km (39.8 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 09 Jun 2015 17:00 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    65 km (40.4 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Jun 2015 11:08 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Monday, 8 June 2015
 

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