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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 23 km south of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 8:20 pm (GMT +9) -

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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 23 km south of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 8:20 pm (GMT +9) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 23 km south of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 8:20 pm (GMT +9)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Nov 11:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 24, 2022 11:20:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 8:20 pm (GMT +9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude32.6°N / 130.7°E (Uki Shi, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan)
Antipode32.6°S / 49.3°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoUnzen (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (4 mi) SSE of Matsubase (Uki, Kumamoto) (pop: 26,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Uto (Kumamoto) (pop: 39,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) NE of Honmachi (Kumamoto) (pop: 104,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) S of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) S of Uekimachi-mōno (Kumamoto) (pop: 31,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Ōzu (Kikuchi District, Kumamoto) (pop: 29,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
114 km (71 mi) SSE of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
896 km (557 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 10.2°C (50 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.010 kmKYUSHU, JAPANEMSC
4.313 kmJapan: SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREFNIED
4.010 kmKyushu, JapanRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Inchon, Republic of Korea (INCN/IU network) | Distance from quake: 657 km / 408 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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Uto / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Weak shaking  
Kumamoto / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

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Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
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Feb 26, 1961 18:10
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Nov 2, 1931 10:03
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35 km
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Apr 15, 2016 16:25
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10 km
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Jul 25, 1970 22:41
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99 years ago
7.0

35 km
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Mar 24, 2001 06:27
22 years ago
6.8

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Aug 5, 1968 16:17
54 years ago
6.8

46 km
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Apr 1, 1968 07:13
55 years ago
6.8

30 km
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Dec 2, 1996 22:17
26 years ago
6.7

49 km
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Oct 19, 1996 14:44
26 years ago
6.7

22 km
107km / 67mi6 km SE of Miyazaki, JapanMore
Mar 18, 1987 03:36
36 years ago
6.7

54 km
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May 9, 1948 02:09
75 years ago
6.7

25 km
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Mar 20, 1939 03:22
84 years ago
6.7

25 km
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May 21, 1929 16:35
94 years ago
6.7

35 km
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18 years ago
6.6

10 km
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26 years ago
6.6

10 km
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100 years ago
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15 km
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39 years ago
6.5

126 km
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86 years ago
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20 km
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Jan 24, 1999 00:37
24 years ago
6.4

33 km
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59 years ago
6.4

35 km
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6.3

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6.3

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6.3

83 km
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Jun 11, 2006 20:01
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6.3

140 km
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May 23, 1978 07:50
45 years ago
6.3

161 km
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95 years ago
6.3

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6.2

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6.2

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163 km
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May 26, 1971 06:13
52 years ago
6.2

51 km
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Jul 26, 1970 07:10
52 years ago
6.2

45 km
121km / 75mi51 km NE of Miyazaki, JapanMore
Feb 21, 1968 01:44
55 years ago
6.2

10 km
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59 years ago
6.2

35 km
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61 years ago
6.2

65 km
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6.1

10 km
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7 years ago
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6.1

25 km
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145 km
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6.1

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6.1

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6.0

42 km
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39 km
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35 km
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5.9

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60 years ago
5.9

30 km
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5.8

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48 years ago
5.8

10 km
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5.7

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5.7

34 km
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33 km
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5.7

121 km
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Jul 4, 1978 02:40
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5.7

118 km
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Nov 14, 1964 03:56
58 years ago
5.7

68 km
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61 years ago
5.7

35 km
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5.7

15 km
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5.6

10 km
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Apr 18, 2016 11:41
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5.6

7.9 km
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Apr 14, 2016 15:03
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5.6

1.8 km
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5.6

79 km
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Oct 19, 1996 21:17
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5.6

33 km
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Dec 11, 1980 23:10
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5.6

51 km
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Jan 31, 1974 07:03
49 years ago
5.6

37 km
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5.6

130 km
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Apr 15, 2016 18:55
7 years ago
5.5

10 km
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Apr 15, 2016 18:03
7 years ago
5.5

13 km
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Jul 12, 2015 17:52
7 years ago
5.5

66 km
109km / 67mi10.7 km SW of Usuki, Oita, JapanMore
Mar 27, 2006 02:50
17 years ago
5.5

35 km
137km / 85mi46 km E of Nobeoka, Miyazaki, JapanMore
Apr 19, 2005 21:11
18 years ago
5.5

19 km
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May 22, 1998 19:49
25 years ago
5.5

81 km
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Apr 2, 1997 19:33
26 years ago
5.5

10 km
104km / 64mi20 km W of Sendai, Kagoshima, JapanMore
Jan 11, 1997 05:50
26 years ago
5.5

52 km
134km / 83mi17 km E of Nichinan, Miyazaki, JapanMore
Oct 19, 1996 08:31
26 years ago
5.5

33 km
134km / 83mi38 km E of Miyazaki, JapanMore
Nov 18, 1981 22:51
41 years ago
5.5

33 km
131km / 81mi32 km SE of Miyazaki, JapanMore
Oct 6, 2021 08:12
1 year 8 weeks ago
5.4

40 km
158km / 98miPhilippine Sea, 46 km E of Kanoya, Kagoshima, JapanMore
Apr 15, 2016 16:44
7 years ago
5.4

15 km
16km / 10mi15 km SE of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, JapanMore
Apr 14, 2016 13:07
7 years ago
5.4

10 km
21km / 13mi7 km SE of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, JapanMore
Nov 4, 2002 04:35
20 years ago
5.4

33 km
83km / 52miHyuga-shi, 24 km SW of Nobeoka, Miyazaki, JapanMore
Feb 12, 1994 17:06
29 years ago
5.4

31 km
62km / 38miIsa Shi, 20 km E of Izumi, Kagoshima, JapanMore
Jun 20, 2017 14:27
5 years ago
5.3

42 km
128km / 79miPhilippine Sea, 16 km SE of Saiki, Oita, JapanMore
Mar 2, 2017 14:53
6 years ago
5.3

35 km
135km / 84miPhilippine Sea, 45 km E of Nobeoka, Miyazaki, JapanMore
Apr 19, 2016 08:52
7 years ago
5.3

10 km
16km / 10mi5.4 km NW of Honmachi, Yatsushiro Shi, Prefectura de Kumamoto, JapanMore
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