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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 6.6 HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION on Thursday, 14 January 2016

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION on Thursday, 14 January 2016

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION on Thursday, 14 January 2016
Jan 14 12:08: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 50.0 km.
Date & time: Thu, 14 Jan 03:25:33 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.07°N / 142.67°E (Japon)
Nearest volcano: Shikaribetsu (146 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5*10^14 J (139 GWh / 1.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 7.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 14 Jan 2016
Thu, 14 Jan 03:25 UTCM 6.6 / 51 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGFZ
Thu, 14 Jan 03:25 UTCM 6.7 / 51.4 km- 51km SE of Shizunai, JapanUSGS
Thu, 14 Jan 03:25 UTCM 6.7 / 51 kmSE of Shizunai, JapanGeoAu
Thu, 14 Jan 03:25 UTCM 6.7 / 50 km日本北海道附近海域CEIC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
shiraoi (154.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Takinoue (Japan) (216 km N from epicenter)(no details): Slowly shake (via EMSC)
Kutchan (Japan) (178 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Was sat in the third floor of my house.... Swaying back and forward a LOT! (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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