Magnitude 6.3 - KYUSHU, JAPAN

2006 June 11 20:01:29 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Location33.290°N, 131.182°E
Depth154.8 km (96.2 miles)
Distances45 km (30 miles) W of Oita, Kyushu, Japan
65 km (40 miles) NE of Kumamoto, Kyushu, Japan
595 km (370 miles) SE of SEOUL, South Korea
840 km (520 miles) WSW of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.6 km (3.5 miles); depth +/- 6.6 km (4.1 miles)
ParametersNST=175, Nph=175, Dmin=621.6 km, Rmss=0.91 sec, Gp= 47°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
Event IDusnvbf
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Felt Reports

At least eight people injured in the Ehime, Hiroshima, Miyazaki and Yamaguchi Prefectures. Felt (V) at Hiroshima and Iwakuni. Felt widely on southern and western Japan. Recorded (5L JMA) in Hiroshima, (4 JMA) in Okayama, Shimane and Yamaguchi, (3 JMA) in Hyogo and Tottori; (2 JMA) in Aichi, Gifu, Kyoto, Mie, Nara, Osaka, Shiga and Wakayama; (1 JMA) in Fukui, Nagano and Shizuoka Prefectures. Recorded (5L JMA) in Ehime; (4 JMA) in Kagawa and Kochi; (3 JMA) in Tokushima Prefectures, Shikoku. Also recorded (5L JMA) in Oita; (4 JMA) in Kumamoto and Miyazaki; (3 JMA) in Fukuoka, Kagoshima and Saga; (2 JMA) in Nagasaki Prefectures, Kyushu.

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