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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Volcano Islands, Japan Region on Thursday, 16 August 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Volcano Islands, Japan Region on Thursday, 16 August 2018

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Volcano Islands, Japan Region on Thursday, 16 August 2018
Aug 16 18:30: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.2.
Date & time: Thursday, 16 August 2018 18:22 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.38°N / 144.34°E (Îles Mariannes du Nord)
Nearest volcano: Fukujin (184 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, 16 Aug 2018
Thu, 16 Aug 18:22 UTCM 6.3 / 20 km- 250km SE of Iwo Jima, JapanUSGS
Thu, 16 Aug 18:21 UTCM 6.0 / 29.7 kmVolcano Islands, Japan RegionGeoAu
Thu, 16 Aug 18:21 UTCM 6.0 / 9.8 kmJapan [Sea]INGV

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Cardiff / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Lethbridge AB (8918.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: I feel nausea and light headed. My legs felt like the were going to buckle. A sense that my arms aren't going to work or have strength came over me. A feeling of unwellness becomes overwhelming. Very unpleasant experience.
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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