Terremoto moderato mag. 5.0 - Kabato-gun, 17 km a nord da Iwamizawa, Hokkaido, Giappone, 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9) -

Terremoto moderato mag. 5.0 - Kabato-gun, 17 km a nord da Iwamizawa, Hokkaido, Giappone, 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9)

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 5.0 at 168 km depth

31 Jul 05:36 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 10 minuti.
31 Jul 06:03: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.2 a 5.1. Profondità ricalcolata da 170.0 a 168.0 km (da 106 a 104 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 7.3 km (4.5 mi) al WNW.
31 Jul 06:52: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.1 a 5.0.
Update Sat, 31 Jul 2021, 05:42
Moderate yet deep 5.2 quake hits near Iwamizawa, Iwamizawa-shi, Hokkaido, Japan
5.2 quake 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9)
5.2 quake 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9)
Just 16 minutes ago, a 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Iwamizawa, Iwamizawa-shi, Hokkaido, Japan. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Saturday 31 July 2021 at 2:26 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 170 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.2 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Bibai (pop. 29,000) located 3 km from the epicenter, Iwamizawa (pop. 85,100) 14 km away, Sunagawa (pop. 20,100) 20 km away, Takikawa (pop. 45,100) 27 km away, Tōbetsu (pop. 21,800) 27 km away, Ebetsu (pop. 134,000) 32 km away, Ishikari (pop. 57,300) 39 km away, Hiroshima (pop. 62,400) 43 km away, and Sapporo (pop. 1,883,000) 47 km away.
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Earthquake data

Data & ora: 31 Jul 2021 05:26:05 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitudine: 5
Prof.: 168.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 43.35°N / 141.74°E (Kabato-gun, Hokkaido, Giappone)
Antipode: 43.35°S / 38.26°W
Vulcano più vicino: Tokachi (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km ONO da Bibai (pop: 29,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
17 km N da Iwamizawa (pop: 85,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
20 km SO da Sunagawa (pop: 20,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
23 km NE da Tōbetsu (Ishikari District) (pop: 21,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
26 km SSO da Takikawa (pop: 45,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
31 km NNE da Ebetsu (pop: 134,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
34 km ENE da Ishikari (pop: 57,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
44 km NNE da Hiroshima (pop: 62,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
45 km NE da Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
870 km N da Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 31.9°C (89 F), humidity: 36%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2 x 1012 joules (554 MWh, 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.
5.0168 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGFZ
5.0169 km17 Km NNE of Tōbetsu, JapanUSGS
5.0167 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGeoAu
5.1152 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionBMKG

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