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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Date & time: Wed, 24 Jan 10:51:22 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 63.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.17°N / 142.38°E (Japon)
Nearest volcano: Mutsu-Hiuchi-dake (115 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Misawa ab / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Misawa AB japan / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Misawa / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Muroran / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Misawa ab / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Higashi (Japan) (234 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Moving curtains , closed window opened (via EMSC)
(Japan) (168 km W from epicenter)(no details): Wow, we just have an earthquake in North Japan (Shariki). My chair was rocking. Lasted about 30 seconds. Everything is good. Thanks God. (via EMSC)
Misawa (Japan) (95 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Long (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 2 Dec 2018
Sun, 2 Dec 14:45 UTCM 4.3 / 35.3 km - [info]- 151km SSE of Shizunai, Japan[Map]USGS
Mon, 3 Dec 2018
Mon, 3 Dec 08:15 UTCM 4.9 / 84 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GFZ
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Mon, 24 Dec 14:51 UTCM 4.6 / 127 km - [info] HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 17 Jan 2019
Thu, 17 Jan 02:23 UTCM 4.8 / 70 km - [info] HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 18 Jan 2019
Fri, 18 Jan 20:04 UTCM 5.2 / 60 km - [info]Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan[Map]GeoAu
Mon, 21 Jan 2019
Mon, 21 Jan 00:24 UTCM 4.3 / 35 km - [info]- 87km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan[Map]USGS


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