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Terremoto moderato mag. 4.9 - Philippine Sea, 96 km a sud da Miyanoura, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima, Giappone, mercoledì, 18 mag 2022 00:34 (GMT +9) -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.9 - Philippine Sea, 96 km a sud da Miyanoura, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima, Giappone, mercoledì, 18 mag 2022 00:34 (GMT +9) Terremoto moderato mag. 4.9 - Philippine Sea, 96 km a sud da Miyanoura, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima, Giappone, mercoledì, 18 mag 2022 00:34 (GMT +9)

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.9 a 10 km di profondità

17 May 15:46 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 13 minuti.
17 May 15:48: Profondità ricalcolata da 40.0 a 10.0 km (da 25 a 6.2 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 18 km (11 mi) al SSE.
17 May 15:49: Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 60.0 km (da 6.2 a 37 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 24 km (15 mi) al N.
17 May 16:01: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: USGS
Update Tue, 17 May 2022, 15:54

Moderate magnitude 4.7 quake hits 86 km south of Miyanoura, Japan after midnight

4.7 quake 18 May 12:34 am (GMT +9)
4.7 quake 18 May 12:34 am (GMT +9)
Just 20 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Miyanoura, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima, Japan. The tremor was recorded after midnight on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022, at 12:34 am local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 60 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake which listed the quake at magnitude 4.7 as well. A third agency, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.7.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kurio (pop. 1,800) located 73 km from the epicenter, Koseda (pop. 2,300) 81 km away, Nagata (pop. 1,200) 86 km away, and Miyanoura (pop. 6,500) 86 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Dettagli del sismo

Data e ora17 May 2022 15:34:06 UTC -
Ora locale all'epicentromercoledì, 18 mag 2022 00:34 (GMT +9)
Prof.10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine29.5673°N / 130.6862°E (Philippine Sea, Giappone)
Antipode29.567°S / 49.314°W
Intensità di scuotimentoScuotimento moderato vicino all'epicentro
Sentito0 rapporti
Fonte dati primariaUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Vulcano più vicinoKuchinoshima (86 km / 53 mi)
Luoghi vicini82 km SSE da Kurio (pop: 1,800) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
95 km SSE da Nagata (pop: 1,190) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
96 km S da Miyanoura (Kumage District) (pop: 6,540) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
203 km S da Kanoya (pop: 82,300) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
223 km S da Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
244 km S da Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
270 km SSO da Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
360 km S da Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
109 km SSE da Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
Meteo all'epicentro al momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 21.6°C (71 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from ENE
Energia sismica rilasciata stimata1.4 x 1012 joules (392 MWh, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.910 km75 Km S of Koshima, JapanUSGS
4.810 kmRyukyu Islands, JapanGFZ
4.910 kmRyukyu Islands, JapanRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Inchon, Republic of Korea (INCN/IU network) | Distance from quake: 957 km / 594 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Inchon, Republic of Korea: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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