Earthquakes around the world

Agron

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Japan getting more hits!

This is near Tokio:
M 5.3 earthquake in Ishioka, Asia,Japan on 31st May 2020 09:02:11 PM.
EDIS NumberEQ-20200531-1275798-JPN
MagnitudeM 5.3
Mercalli scale5
Date-Time [UTC]31st May 2020 09:02:11 PM
Local Date/TimeMonday,June 01st, 2020 at 06:02 in the at night at epicenter
Coordinate36° 14.400,140° 18.000
Depth100 km [62.14 miles]
HypocentrumMedium deep
ClassModerate
ContinentAsia
CountryJapan
Location 6.00 km [3.73 miles] to Ishioka,Asia
SourceEMSC

M 5.3 earthquake in Okunoya, Asia,Japan on 31st May 2020 09:02:10 PM.
EDIS NumberEQ-20200531-1275781-JP
MagnitudeM 5.3
Mercalli scale5
Date-Time [UTC]31st May 2020 09:02:10 PM
Local Date/TimeMonday,June 01st, 2020 at 06:02 in the at night at epicenter
Coordinate36° 12.990,140° 30.582
Depth90.26 km [56.08 miles]
HypocentrumMedium deep
ClassModerate
ContinentAsia
CountryJapan
Location 12.00 km [7.46 miles] to Okunoya,Asia
SourceUSGS

And:
M 5.0 - Asia Japan Hutami
Preliminary Earthquake Report:
Date/Time:
01.06.2020 10:31:07 UTC
Magnitude: M 5.0
Mercalli Scale: 5
Depth: 10 km
Coordinate: 30° 30.960, 140° 47.460

Additional data:
Local time in the epicenter:
Monday, June 01, 2020 at 19:31 in the evening at epicenter
Continent: Asia
Country: Japan [JP]
State:
Location:
337.00 km (209.40 miles) SE of Hutami,
Population:
0 person(s)

M 4.3 earthquake in Ijuin, Asia,Japan on 1st June 2020 12:33:30 AM.
EDIS NumberEQ-20200601-1275893-JPN
MagnitudeM 4.3
Mercalli scale3
Date-Time [UTC]1st June 2020 12:33:30 AM
Local Date/TimeMonday,June 01st, 2020 at 09:33 in the in the moorning at epicenter
Coordinate31° 36.000,130° 18.000
Depth10 km [6.21 miles]
HypocentrumShallow depth
ClassLight
ContinentAsia
CountryJapan
Location 11.00 km [6.84 miles] to Ijuin,Asia
SourceEMSC
 

Agron

Jedi Council Member
Japan again:

M 4.9 - Asia Japan [Iwate] Kamaishi

Preliminary Earthquake Report:
Date/Time:
02.06.2020 15:41:15 UTC
Magnitude: M 4.9
Mercalli Scale: 5
Depth: 10 km
Coordinate: 37° 36.654, 144° 32.292

Additional data:
Local time in the epicenter:
Wednesday, June 03, 2020 at 01:41 at night at epicenter
Continent: Asia
Country: Japan [JP]
State: [Iwate]
Location: 330.00 km (205.05 miles) S of Kamaishi, [Iwate]
Population:
43107 person(s)
 

Agron

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Interesting comment about the lack of M7 earthquakes from forecaster Ditrianum on his most recent Youtube video - some notes i made from the 4 minute video are below, those of particular interest are in blue:

- Even with 'critical' planetary alignments earthquake activity is low, and if we look at the last 12 months of M7 quakes we should have had 12-15, 18 if earth is more active, but we only count 7, and most of them occurred last year, if we look at the last 6 months we've only had 2 which is really below average. It's been the trend since 2017, every year we've had about 6 months without an M7. Before 2017 we have to go back to 2004 to find such a gap between M7 quakes
- Because of this trend, we don't really know what's going on with the condition of the earth, or with the quake situation
- The borderline 6 quakes last week were due to the lunar geometry (except for Vanuatu)
- Next alignment June 1st which is Sun-Mars-Saturn
- Next 3 weeks of geometry is critical - 2nd or 3rd week particularly (although due to the nature of the situation, it's hard to predict). "A few weeks ago we explained in a video that the positions of the outer planets are causing increasingly higher lunar peaks (LG). These peaks will be at their height in the first three weeks of June. The combination with planetary peaks (PG) in the first two weeks make that time-frame quite critical with a high probability of increased seismic activity."

Video (4 minutes long):
As if on cue were starting to see these. Good call @itellsya
 

sToRmR1dR

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Moderate earthquake, 5.9 mag strikes near Ohonua in Tonga
June 3, 2020
A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 408 km SSW of Ohonua, Tonga (254 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87.56 km (54 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.5918 West, latitude -24.6983 South, depth = 87.56 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 09:31:36 / June 3, 2020 @ 9:31 am. Id of earthquake: us6000a532. Event ids that are associated: us6000a532. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:31:36 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
5.7-magnitude quake hits 166 km N of Labuan Lombok, Indonesia -- USGS
2020-06-04
HONG KONG, June 3 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 jolted 166 km N of Labuan Lombok, Indonesia at 15:54:04 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 639.59 km, was initially determined to be at 7.0156 degrees south latitude and 116.8994 degrees east longitude.
04.06.2020
 

Agron

Jedi Council Member
Indonesia:
M 5.0 - Indonesian Archipelago Indonesia [Maluku Utara] Ternate
Preliminary Earthquake Report:
Date/Time:
04.06.2020 13:12:32 UTC
Magnitude: M 5.0
Mercalli Scale: 5
Depth: 15.61 km
Coordinate: 1° 15.588, 126° 23.220

Additional data:
Local time in the epicenter:
Thursday, June 04, 2020 at 21:12 in the evening at epicenter
Continent: Indonesian Archipelago
Country: Indonesia [ID]
State: [Maluku Utara]
Location: 115.00 km (71.46 miles) . of Ternate, [Maluku Utara]
Population:
101731 person(s)

Ring Of Fire:
M 5.0 - Pacific Ocean - East Tonga [Tongatapu] Vaini
Preliminary Earthquake Report:
Date/Time:
04.06.2020 12:41:51 UTC
Magnitude: M 5.0
Mercalli Scale: 5
Depth: 365.63 km
Coordinate: 32° 6.386, 179° 28.800

Additional data:
Local time in the epicenter:
Friday, June 05, 2020 at 01:41 at night at epicenter
Continent: Pacific Ocean - East
Country: Tonga [TO]
State: [Tongatapu]
Location: 1,303.00 km (0.62 miles) . of Vaini, [Tongatapu]
Population:
2976 person(s)

M 5.1 - Pacific Ocean - West Vanuatu [Shefa] Port-Vila
Preliminary Earthquake Report:
Date/Time:
04.06.2020 11:21:52 UTC
Magnitude: M 5.1
Mercalli Scale: 5
Depth: 26.04 km
Coordinate: 17° 22.992, 167° 54.108

Additional data:
Local time in the epicenter:
Thursday, June 04, 2020 at 22:21 in the evening at epicenter
Continent: Pacific Ocean - West
Country: Vanuatu [VU]
State: [Shefa]
Location: 60.00 km (37.28 miles) . of Port-Vila, [Shefa]
Population:
35901 person(s)
 

Agron

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Places in Indonesia are getting more hits:

M 5.2 - Pacific Ocean - East Tonga [Tongatapu] Vaini
Preliminary Earthquake Report:
Date/Time:
05.06.2020 06:19:42 UTC
Magnitude: M 5.2
Mercalli Scale: 5
Depth: 66.06 km
Coordinate: 22° 17.172, 175° 39.306
Additional data:
Local time in the epicenter:
Thursday, June 04, 2020 at 19:19 in the evening at epicenter
Continent: Pacific Ocean - East
Country: Tonga [TO]
State: [Tongatapu]
Location: 132.00 km (82.02 miles) . of Vaini, [Tongatapu]
Population:
2976 person(s)

M 5.1 - Indonesian Archipelago Indonesia [Lampung] Metro
Preliminary Earthquake Report:
Date/Time:
05.06.2020 04:04:31 UTC
Magnitude: M 5.1
Mercalli Scale: 5
Depth: 43.32 km
Coordinate: 6° 20.250, 103° 42.906
Additional data:
Local time in the epicenter:
Thursday, June 04, 2020 at 11:04 in the moorning at epicenter
Continent: Indonesian Archipelago
Country: Indonesia [ID]
State: [Lampung]
Location: 180.00 km (111.85 miles) . of Metro, [Lampung]
Population:
149526 person(s)
 

Agron

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Dont know why but Im kinda surprised 🤔 to see North Pole getting the shakes ...

M 5.0 - North Pole Svalbard and Jan Mayen [Svalbard] Ny-Alesund
Preliminary Earthquake Report:
Date/Time:
05.06.2020 16:26:03 UTC
Magnitude: M 5.0
Mercalli Scale: 5
Depth: 10 km
Coordinate: 81° 21.414, 3° 45.054
Additional data:
Local time in the epicenter:
Friday, June 05, 2020 at 16:26 in the afternoon at epicenter
Continent: North Pole
Country: Svalbard and Jan Mayen [SJ]
State: [Svalbard]
Location: 1,764.00 km (0.62 miles) . of Ny-Alesund, [Svalbard]
Population:
35 person(s)
 

Laura

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Dont know why but Im kinda surprised 🤔 to see North Pole getting the shakes ...

M 5.0 - North Pole Svalbard and Jan Mayen [Svalbard] Ny-Alesund
Preliminary Earthquake Report:
Date/Time:
05.06.2020 16:26:03 UTC
Magnitude: M 5.0
Mercalli Scale: 5
Depth: 10 km
Coordinate: 81° 21.414, 3° 45.054
Additional data:
Local time in the epicenter:
Friday, June 05, 2020 at 16:26 in the afternoon at epicenter
Continent: North Pole
Country: Svalbard and Jan Mayen [SJ]
State: [Svalbard]
Location: 1,764.00 km (0.62 miles) . of Ny-Alesund, [Svalbard]
Population:
35 person(s)
You are right. Don't think I ever recall an EQ notification there and I've been getting them for quite a number of years now.

Strange days we are living in no doubt.
 

Agron

Jedi Council Member
M 5.2 - South-America Falkland Islands Stanley
Preliminary Earthquake Report:
Date/Time:
06.06.2020 08:05:56 UTC
Magnitude: M 5.2
Mercalli Scale: 5
Depth: 53.34 km
Coordinate: 57° 45.876, 25° 15.432
Additional data:
Local time in the epicenter:
Saturday, June 06, 2020 at 07:05 in the moorning at epicenter
Continent: South-America
Country: Falkland Islands [FK]
State:
Location:
3,656.00 km (1.86 miles) S of Stanley,
Population:
2213 person(s)

M 5.0 - Pacific Ocean - East Tonga [Tongatapu] Haveluloto
Preliminary Earthquake Report:
Date/Time:
06.06.2020 07:22:00 UTC
Magnitude: M 5.0
Mercalli Scale: 5
Depth: 576.5 km
Coordinate: 22° 4.662, 179° 31.602
Additional data:
Local time in the epicenter:
Friday, June 05, 2020 at 20:22 in the evening at epicenter
Continent: Pacific Ocean - East
Country: Tonga [TO]
State: [Tongatapu]
Location: 491.00 km (305.09 miles) . of Haveluloto, [Tongatapu]
Population:
3417 person(s)
 

thorbiorn

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Dont know why but Im kinda surprised 🤔 to see North Pole getting the shakes ...
Below are some possible explanations, mainly focused on maps of the tectonic plates:
On Earthquake info : M5.0 earthquake on Friday, 5 June 2020 16:26 UTC / North of Svalbard (Greenland) - there was:

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From a world map with also volcanoes added: Interactive Map of Active Volcanoes and recent Earthquakes world-wide (Also updated so the image is changing) At the time of posting there was:
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The two plate lines at the top of the map meet, as one can see on this map from List of tectonic plates - Wikipedia
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There are some technical explanations below the map. The second to the left gives the meaning of the arrows. Along the Mid-Atlantic rift the movements appear to be faster in the South Atlantic. Maybe that is also why there is less activity in the North, although considering Iceland it may sometimes be felt more.
In 2017 there was a 10 km deep 5.7 Magnitude event.
Twin earthquakes rock North Pole - Seismos detect across entire North Hemisphere

One coincidence with the quake yesterday, was that it happened on the same day as the Danish Day of Constitution. Greenland is part of the Danish Realm, but is placed on the same plate as North America. The coincidence of this quake, which if it was natural was basically an expression of Greenland moving west, with the friendly messages through the US Embassy in Copenhagen from both president Trump and the Secretary of State, may be a hint of changes. For context, last year the US expressed the wish (again) to buy Greenland, this was refused by the Danish PM and by local and global MSM used as an opportunity to ridicule Donald Trump. Behind the lines there seems to be a different story going on, and it has continued with concrete initiatives during or under the Corona media cover. The US will this year open a consulate after a pause of 67 years, there will be a "coffee corner" at the local university as well as other initiatives. Greenland is moving away in more ways than one.
 
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Aeneas

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As for the map area, there were 0 earthquakes out of 95 equal or greater to 4.5.
Of all earthquakes, the picture is quite different as there were 4004 out of 4472 in the map area.
Percentage: 89.5%
The last week saw two major earthquakes, a 6.8 in Chile and a 6.4 in Indonesia.
In the map area, there were just 2 out of 89 earthquakes worldwide equal or greater to 4.5.
Regarding all earthquakes, there were 3742 out of 4213 in the map area.
Percentage: 88.8%
Earthquakes 7 days to June 7th 2020.gif
 
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