M 6.2 off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

M 6.2 off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

Strong and shallow earthquake M6.2 occurred on October 1 at 22:21:45 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan. The epicenter was located 97 km (60 miles) ENE of Miyako (39.853°N, 143.047°E) at depth of 9.7 km (6.0 miles). JMA Japan reports a M6.3 at a depth of 10 km, USGS registered M6.2 at the same depth while EMSC registered M5.7 at depth of 30 km. The earthquake was felt all over northern Honshu and at the east and south coast of Hokkaido.

There were no tsunami advisory or warning was published by JMA Japan. There were no reports of damage or injuries.

Tags: honshu, japan, m6


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