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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Volcano Islands, Japan Region on Thursday, 4 August 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Volcano Islands, Japan Region on Thursday, 4 August 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Volcano Islands, Japan Region on Thursday, 4 August 2016
Aug 4 16:31: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 528.0 to 527.0 km.
Aug 4 16:31: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 527.0 to 522.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 522.0 to 518.0 km.
Aug 4 16:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 518.0 to 517.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 517.0 to 513.0 km.
Aug 4 16:34: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 513.0 to 518.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 518.0 to 517.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 517.0 to 514.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 514.0 to 520.0 km.
Aug 4 16:37: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 520.0 to 531.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 531.0 to 537.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 537.0 to 538.0 km.
Aug 4 17:08: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 538.0 to 540.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 540.0 to 541.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 4 August 2016 16:24 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 541.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.03°N / 141.93°E (Japon)
Nearest volcano: Iwo-jima (77 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 4 Aug 2016
Thu, 4 Aug 16:24 UTCM 6.3 / 518 km VOLCANO ISLANDS, JAPAN REGIONEMSC
Thu, 4 Aug 16:24 UTCM 6.2 / 516.7 km- 66km ENE of Iwo Jima, JapanUSGS
Thu, 4 Aug 16:24 UTCM 6.1 / 520 km日本火山列岛地区CEIC
Thu, 4 Aug 16:24 UTCM 6.2 / 516 kmENE of Iwo Jima, JapanGeoAu

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