Mag. 2.5 earthquake - East China Sea, 19 km south of Makurazaki, Makurazaki Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Dec 16, 2015 22:15:48.50

Mag. 2.5 earthquake  - East China Sea, 19 km south of Makurazaki, Makurazaki Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Dec 16, 2015 22:15:48.50

Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 138 km depth

16 Dec 13:22 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Dec 2015 13:15:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Dec 16, 2015 22:15:48.50
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 138.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.102°N / 130.382°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Ibusuku (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) S of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SW of Tarumizu (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) S of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) S of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) S of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1003 km (623 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) NNE of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) SSW of Nanatsu-shima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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Mag. 2.5 earthquake - East China Sea, 19 km south of Makurazaki, Makurazaki Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Dec 16, 2015 22:15:48.50
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