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5.4 Nishinoomote-Naze, Japan EARTHQUAKE, February 26, 2013 01:00:18

5.4 Nishinoomote, Naze, Japan Earthqauke. Image and Data Credit USGS.

The USGS has reported a 5.4 magnitude earthquake has struck Nishinoomote, Naze, Japan on . The epicenter was located approximately:

194 km SSE of Nishinoomote, Japan
210 km ENE of Naze, Japan
257 km SSE of Ibusuki, Japan
267 km SSE of Kanoya, Japan
1035 km SSE of Seoul, South Korea

...at a depth of 43.5 km. There were no significant injuries or damage reported at this point, Friendly Forecast will update this report as events unfold.

The above image displays the locations and intensity of the Nishinoomote, Naze, Japan earthquake.

Did you feel it?

Communities around Naze, Japan reported feeling weak shaking. Here is a list of locations in and around Naze, Japan that has felt the earthquake:

Location: Yomitan-son, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan Intensity: 2 Responses: 2

If you felt the quake you can report it here to the USGS

Current year earthquakes for Nishinoomote, Naze, Japan.

Earthquake history and activity for Nishinoomote, Naze, Japan since 1990.

Earthquake history and activity for Nishinoomote, Naze, Japan since 1900.

The image above indicates the areas near the epicenter of the Nishinoomote, Naze, Japan earthquake that people would probably feel shaking and the likelihood of damage to buildings. The greater the number, the more likely be shaking and damage.

The above image indicates the "P-WAVE", or basically the amount of time in seconds that seismographs in other parts of the world detected the Nishinoomote, Naze, Japan earthquake.

Theoretical P-Wave Travel Times
City Distance
Travel Time
Arrival Time
Tokyo, Japan 9.64 2:16.916:02:34.9Pn
Beijing, China 16.46 3:48.916:04:06.9Pn
Agana, Guam 19.79 4:28.116:04:46.1P
Kathmandu, Nepal 40.43 7:35.716:07:53.7P
Anchorage, Alaska 59.6210:01.416:10:19.4P
Brisbane, Australia 59.8610:03.116:10:21.1P
Honolulu, Hawaii 63.6310:28.516:10:46.5P
Moscow, Russia 68.5611:00.216:11:18.2P
Seattle, Washington 78.9712:01.216:12:19.2P
Wellington, New Zealand 80.6112:10.116:12:28.1P
Bergen, Norway 80.6612:10.416:12:28.4P
San Francisco, California 84.1712:28.716:12:46.7P
Los Angeles, California 89.0512:52.416:13:10.4P
London, England 89.2612:53.416:13:11.4P
Rome, Italy 89.7612:55.816:13:13.8P
Phoenix, Arizona 93.5413:13.216:13:31.2P
Golden, Colorado 93.6613:13.816:13:31.8P
Nairobi, Kenya 94.6713:18.416:13:36.4P
Duluth, Minnesota 94.9113:19.516:13:37.5P
Albuquerque, New Mexico 95.9513:24.216:13:42.2P
Wichita, Kansas 99.3813:39.516:13:57.5Pdiff
Ottawa, Canada 101.9113:50.716:14:08.7Pdiff
St. Louis, Missouri 102.2213:52.116:14:10.1Pdiff
Bangor, Maine 104.2614:01.216:14:19.2Pdiff
Boston, Massachusetts 106.0314:09.016:14:27.0Pdiff
New York, New York 106.7214:12.116:14:30.1Pdiff
Knoxville, Tennessee 106.7614:12.316:14:30.3Pdiff
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 107.0614:13.616:14:31.6Pdiff
Washington, D.C. 107.4014:15.116:14:33.1Pdiff
Brownsville, Texas 107.9614:17.616:14:35.6Pdiff
Mexico City, Mexico 111.4114:32.916:14:50.9Pdiff
Miami, Florida 117.6315:00.616:15:18.6Pdiff
San Juan, Puerto Rico 129.8215:54.616:16:12.6Pdiff
Palmer Station, Antarctica 140.1216:40.416:16:58.4Pdiff
Lima, Peru 148.5719:41.116:19:59.1PKPdf

The preceeding picture indicates the intensity of shaking of the Nishinoomote, Naze, Japan earthquake.

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If you have felt the Nishinoomote, Naze, Japan earthquake, observed any damage or have any information pertaining to the earthquake we would like to hear about it. Please feel free to leave a comment below and share your experiences with us and others. All comments are moderated.

You can read the full source Nishinoomote, Naze, Japan earthquake details here via the USGS.

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