Strong Earthquake Hokkaido. Japan Region 05-Sep-18 (E182481807)

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Derived from USGS and other event data. See details below.
Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Magnitude 6.6 [subject to review and confirmation]

Small Location map

  • Date-Time: 2018-09-05T18:07:58.850Z (utc)
  • Earthquake location: 42.702°N, 141.908°E
  • Seismic Region: 19 – Japan – Kuril Islands – Kamchatka Peninsula
  • Seismic Geo Area: 224 – Hokkaido. Japan Region
  • Earthquake depth: 40.5 km
  • Tsunamigenic: No. (Not tsunamigenic or unknown at this time)
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: Reviewed
  • Event ID: us2000h8ty
  • Version Timestamp : 2018-09-05T18:33:57.093Z

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Event and Aftershocks
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser [→] Historical Information
Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS [→]
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer [→]

Location map

No claim is made as such that there is a connection to earthquake events between the positions of celestial bodies and/or the state of space weather however the data is provided for you to make your own observations on the possibilities and draw your own conclusions.

Celestial Data

View from moon image (Fourmilab) shows you the view of the earth from the moon (centre of the image) at the time of the event.

Lunar Perigee and Apogee

26 ← Perigee → 3 | 13 ← Apogee → 15
Perigee date + distance Apogee date + distance
357431km  N  +0d05h
406222km  F  -0d14h
358082km  N  -0d15h
405743km  F  -3d00h
361354km  N  -1d16h
404874km  F  -5d01h
366395km  N  -3d05h
404225km  F  -6d21h
370200km  N  -6d19h
404340km  N  +6d23h

See Fourmilab for more details

New and Full Moon Times

25 ← New Moon → 4 | 10 ← Full Moon → 20
New Moon dates Full Moon dates
2018-07-13 02:50 2018-07-27 20:22
2018-08-11 09:59 2018-08-26 11:58
2018-09-09 18:03 2018-09-25 02:55
2018-10-09 03:48 2018-10-24 16:48
2018-11-07 16:03 2018-11-23 05:41

See Fourmilab for more details

Times of closest conjunctions

0 ← Conjunction → 54
Conj. Date Conj. Time Planet 1. PLanet 2.
2018-10-29 06:33:24.8 Mercury Jupiter
2018-11-27 21:11:39.9 Mercury Jupiter

See TAU Astronomy Club: Mutual planetary conjunctions and occultations

Orrery at time of earthquake

The Orrery gives the position of the planets at the time of the earthquake, and the ephemeris has been set for the latitude and longitude of the event. The ephemeris shows you the positions of the principal bodies in the Solar System at the selected time, both in celestial coordinates and as seen from the event epicentre.

Space Weather


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