Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.1 - 177 km south da Ue-aratachō, Kagoshima, Giappone, sabato, 03 ottobre 2020 -

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.1 - 177 km south da Ue-aratachō, Kagoshima, Giappone, sabato, 03 ottobre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 55 km depth

3 Oct 12:36 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 10 minuti.
3 Oct 12:37: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.1 a 5.2. Profondità ricalcolata da 30.0 a 93.0 km (da 18.6 a 58 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 28 km (17.5 mi) al NE.
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3 Oct 14:02: Profondità ricalcolata da 80.0 a 55.0 km (da 50 a 34 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 14.2 km (8.8 mi) al WSW.
Data & ora: 3 Oct 2020 12:26:29 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 3 Oct 9:26 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitudine: 5.1
Profondità: 55.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 29,98°N / 130,68°E (Giappone)
Vulcano più vicino: Kuchinoerabu-jima (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km SSE da Miyanoura (Kumage District) (pop: 6,540)
89 km SSW da Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800)
139 km S da Ibusuki (pop: 29,700)
147 km SSE da Makurazaki (pop: 25,000)
157 km S da Kanoya (pop: 82,300)
198 km S da Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000)
403 km S da Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300)
1054 km SW da Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 25.8°C (78 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from ENE
Fonte dati primaria: EMSC
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2,8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.155 kmRyukyu Islands, JapanEMSC
M 5.151 kmRyukyu Islands, JapanGFZ
M 5.168 km48 Km SSE of Miyanoura, JapanGeoAu
M 5.134 km41 Km SSE of Koshima, JapanUSGS
M 4.9144 km45 Km SW of Miyanoura, JapanBMKG
M 4.9144 km45 Km SW of Miyanoura, JapanBMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Mugio, Yakushima-cho / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake 177 km south of Ue-aratachō, Kagoshima, Japan, 3 Oct 9:26 pm (GMT +9)

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 04 Oct 2020 02:51 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 177 km south of Ue-aratachō, Kagoshima, Japan, on 3 Oct 9:26 pm (GMT +9)

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