The 2023 Noto, Ishikawa Earthquake of May 5, 2023

Uploaded on May 8, 2023

"Strong Ground Motions" was added on May 22, 2023


  • Event time: 2023-05-05 14:42:04.1 (JST, JMA), 2023-05-05 05:42:04.3 (UTC, USGS)
  • Location: 37.538°N, 137.303°E (JMA), 37.540°N, 137.305°E (USGS)
  • Depth: 12 km (JMA), 8.7 km (USGS)
  • Magnitude: Mj6.5 (JMA), Mww6.2 (USGS)

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The Generic Mapping Tools (GMT, Wessel and Smith, Eos, 79, 579, 1998) was used to make the figure of the epicenter, which is from JMA (https://www.data.jma.go.jp/eqev/data/daily_map/20230505.html). The land topography and ocean bathymetry are from GEBCO Compilation Group (2020, GEBCO 2020 Grid, doi:10.5285/a29c5465-b138-234d-e053-6c86abc040b9).

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