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Båth's Law The other main law describing aftershocks is known as Båth's Law and this states that the difference in magnitude between a main shock and its largest aftershock is approximately constant, independent of the main shock magnitude, typically 1.1–1.2 on the Moment magnitude scale.
M6.2 - 95km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala
13.475°N 92.163°W depth=48.4 km (30.1 mi)
2016-04-15 14:11:29 (UTC)
2016-04-15 09:11:29 (UTC-05:00) in your timezone
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95.0 km (59.0 mi) SSW of Champerico, Guatemala
119.0 km (73.9 mi) S of Suchiate, Mexico
123.0 km (76.4 mi) SW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala
124.0 km (77.1 mi) SW of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala
219.0 km (136.1 mi) SW of Guatemala City, Guatemala
Magnitude Mw 7.0
Region KYUSHU, JAPAN
Date time 2016-04-15 16:25:07.3 UTC
Location 32.85 N ; 130.57 E
Depth 10 km
Distances 85 km S of Fukuoka-shi, Japan / pop: 1,392,289 / local time: 01:25:07.3 2016-04-16
17 km NW of Kumamoto-shi, Japan / pop: 680,423 / local time: 01:25:07.3 2016-04-16
7 km S of Tamana, Japan / pop: 45,661 / local time: 01:25:07.3 2016-04-16
[Tsunami advisory] 16 days 01 hours 27 minutes, tsunami warning in Ariake-Yatsushiro has been announced. Near the middle of the sea and the coast it is dangerous. Please immediately away from the coast. You can also enter the sea until the warning is canceled, please do not move closer to the coast.
EVALUATION ---------- * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.1 OCCURRED IN KYUSHU, JAPAN AT 1625 UTC ON FRIDAY APRIL 15 2016. * JAPAN HAS ISSUED A TSUNAMI ADVISORY FOR THEIR NEARBY COASTS. * BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE FOR ANY OTHER COASTS.