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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 28 km west of Yonakuni, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa, Japan, on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 9:41 pm (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 28 km west of Yonakuni, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa, Japan, on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 9:41 pm (GMT +9) Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 28 km west of Yonakuni, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa, Japan, on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 9:41 pm (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 92 km depth

26 May 12:56 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 14 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 26, 2023 12:41:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, May 26, 2023 at 9:41 pm (GMT +9)
Depth92.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude24.52°N / 122.73°E (Philippine Sea, Japan)
Antipode24.52°S / 57.27°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoKueishantao (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities28 km (17 mi) WNW of Yonakuni (pop: 1,680) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
102 km (64 mi) ESE of Yilan (Taiwan) (pop: 94,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
121 km (75 mi) ESE of Keelung (Taiwan) (pop: 397,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
129 km (80 mi) ENE of Hualien City (Taiwan) (pop: 350,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
134 km (84 mi) ESE of Taipei (Taiwan) (pop: 7,871,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
139 km (86 mi) ESE of Banciao (Taiwan) (pop: 543,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
146 km (91 mi) W of Ishigaki (pop: 44,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
262 km (163 mi) W of Hirara (Miyakojima) (pop: 34,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Kumi Island (pop: 1,680) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 26.1°C (79 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from SE
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

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.
4.092 kmJapan: Taiwan RegionRaspberryShake
4.092 kmJapan: 4.0 TAIWAN REGIONEMSC

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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