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Posts Tagged ‘M5.9’

Deadly Earthquake Rocks Osaka, Japan

Posted by feww on June 18, 2018

Applyn – 061802

Osaka Rattled by M5.9 Earthquake

Magnitude: 5.9 [JMA]
Location: 4.8°N, 135.6°E [Osaka-fu Hokubu]
Depth: 10km
Time: 07:58 JST (UTC + 9:00 hrs) 18 Jun 2018

The quake measured six-minus on Japan’s seismic intensity scale of zero to seven. The event was felt throughout S. Honshu affecting Hyogo, Kyoto, Nara and Shiga prefectures.

  • At least three people have been killed and six others injured as of 09:30 JST, officials said.
  • EQ initially reported as M6.3, occurring about 1km NW of Ibaraki City, Japan.
  • Blackouts reported in wide areas.
  • Officials are warning residents in western Japan to watch out for another “big earthquake” in the next few days.
  • At least a dozen aftershocks have occurred as of 11:00 JST [many more expected.]
  • Significant damage to multiple structures reported.

Japan’s NPPs

So far no problem detected at 15 nuclear reactors in Fukui Prefecture including and 5 offline reactors, located north of the epicenter of the earthquake.

A reactor at the Takahama nuclear power plant and 2 others at the Ohi plant continue to operate.

For now, radiation levels remain unchanged around the NPPs in Ishikawa, Shizuoka and Shimane prefectures, which are located farther from the quake’s epicenter, Japan’s nuclear regulator said.

Diagnostics available via FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.


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Strong Earthquake Strikes ENE of Naha, Okinawa

Posted by feww on July 26, 2017


M5.9 Quake Strikes 262km ENE of Naha

Magnitude: 5.9mww [USGS]
Location: 26.920°N 130.190°E
Depth: 10.0 km

  • 174km SSE of Naze, Japan
  • 262km ENE of Naha

Time: 10:32:57 UTC 2017-07-26

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Strong Earthquake Strikes near San Pedro, Philippines

Posted by feww on July 10, 2017


M 5.9 – 6km WNW of San Pedro, Philippines

EQ Details:
Magnitude: 5.9 mww
Location: 10.989°N, 124.772°E [6km WNW of San Pedro, Leyte Island, Philippines]
Depth: 12.7 km
Time: 2017-07-10 01:41:49 UTC

[Source: USGS]

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Strong Earthquake Strikes Australia

Posted by feww on May 21, 2016

M5.9 Quake Strikes Northern Territory, Australia

Centered at 25.534°S, 129.805°E [460.0 km WSW of Alice Springs] the event occurred at a depth of 10.0 km (6.2 mi), reported USGS/EHP.

Significant Earthquakes Australia Region

Some 34 events measuring magnitude 5.0Mw or greater have been registered since 1990 [80 events since 1916] including

M 7.1 – south of Australia
Location: 42.813°S, 124.688°E
Depth: 10.0 km
Time: 2001-12-12 14:02:35 UTC

M 6.3 – Western Australia
Location: 16.013°S, 124.329°E
Depth: 10.0 km
Time: 1997-08-10 09:20:30 UTC

M 5.2 – near the southeast coast of Australia
Location: 38.304°S 146.200°E
Depth: 10.0 km
Time: 2012-06-19 10:53:29 UTC

M 5.0 – Queensland, Australia
Location: 20.085°S, 147.764°E
Depth: 7.0 km
Time: 2011-04-16 05:31:18 UTC

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