Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Japan, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 10:43 pm (GMT +10) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Aug 4, 2022 1:39 pm (GMT +10), which had occurred 2 days earlier.
Updated: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 01:10 GMT -
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Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Japan, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 10:43 pm (GMT +10) Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Japan, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 10:43 pm (GMT +10)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Aug 12:54 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
6 Aug 13:02: Now using data updates from USGS
8 Aug 15:26: Epicenter location corrected by 56 km (35 mi) towards NW.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 6, 2022 12:43:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 10:43 pm (GMT +10)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude32.8414°N / 142.4413°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode32.841°S / 37.559°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities323 km (201 mi) SE of Katsuura (pop: 22,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
349 km (217 mi) SE of Mobara (pop: 97,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
374 km (232 mi) SE of Chiba (pop: 919,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
386 km (240 mi) SE of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
405 km (252 mi) SE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
426 km (265 mi) SE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
431 km (268 mi) SSE of Mito (pop: 246,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
444 km (276 mi) ESE of Shizuoka (pop: 701,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
249 km (155 mi) E of Hachijojima Island (pop: 7,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.810 kmIzu Islands, Japan RegionUSGS
4.810 kmSoutheast of Honshu, JapanRaspberryShake
5.110 kmJapan: Near TokyoRENASS
4.610 kmIzu Islands, Japan RegionGFZ

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Kamakura (386.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 20-30 s
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