Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - East China Sea, 131 km west of Kagoshima, Japan, on Friday, 13 May 2016 at 19:05 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - East China Sea, 131 km west of Kagoshima, Japan, on Friday, 13 May 2016 at 19:05 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 May 19:15 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 9 minutes.
May 13 19:16: Magnitude recalculée de 4.7 à 4.8.
May 13 21:08: Magnitude recalculée de 4.8 à 5.0.
Date & time: 13 May 2016 19:05:52 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.13°N / 129.27°E (East China Sea, Japon)
Volcan le plus près: Kikai (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km O de Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
124 km SO de Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
131 km OSO de Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
132 km O de Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
148 km SO de Izumi (pop: 39,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
153 km O de Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
183 km OSO de Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
204 km SSO de Isahaya (pop: 97,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
295 km SSO de Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
1092 km OSO de Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
218 km SO de Kyushu Island (pop: 13,232,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
117 km NO de Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.010 kmKyushu, JapanGFZ
M 5.010 km KYUSHU, JAPANEMSC
M 4.96 km- 100km W of Makurazaki, JapanUSGS

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 24 Jun 2016 11:11 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 09 Jun 2016 21:27 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 24 May 2016 09:34 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    4.2 km (2.6 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 23 May 2016 15:17 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 18 May 2016 11:50 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    0.2 km (0.1 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 13 May 2016 23:18 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    4.8 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - East China Sea, 131 km west of Kagoshima, Japan, on Friday, 13 May 2016 at 19:05 (GMT)
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