Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 65 km southeast of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan, on Sunday, 10 September 2017 at 08:44 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 65 km southeast of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan, on Sunday, 10 September 2017 at 08:44 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 51 km depth

10 Sep 08:53 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 9 minutes.
Sep 10 08:55: Magnitude recalculée de 5.2 à 5.5.
Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 51.0 km.
Date & time: 10 Sep 2017 08:44:25 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Profondeur: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.82°N / 142.75°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Japon)
Volcan le plus près: E-san (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km SSE de Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
128 km SSO de Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
131 km SE de Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
135 km SSO de Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
141 km ENE de Mutsu (pop: 49,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
141 km SE de Shiraoi (pop: 20,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
143 km SE de Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
156 km ESE de Muroran (pop: 96,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
180 km SE de Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
732 km NNE de Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
243 km S de Hokkaido Island (pop: 5,500,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
162 km ESE de Daikoku-jima Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.551 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGFZ
M 5.547 km HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGIONEMSC
M 5.443 km- 77km SE of Shizunai, JapanUSGS

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Sapporo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chuo Ward (Japan, 182 km NW of epicenter) : Das Gebäude ist erdbebenresistent und schwingt aus. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake North Pacific Ocean, 65 km southeast of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan, 10 September 2017 08:44 GMT

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 65 km southeast of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan, on Sunday, 10 September 2017 at 08:44 (GMT)
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