Mag. 3.2 earthquake - East China Sea, 7.6 km south of Makurazaki, Kagoshima, Japan, on Dec 22, 2015 22:04:54.96

Mag. 3.2 earthquake  - East China Sea, 7.6 km south of Makurazaki, Kagoshima, Japan, on Dec 22, 2015 22:04:54.96

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 175 km depth

22 Dec 13:12 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Dec 2015 13:04:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Dec 22, 2015 22:04:54.96
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 175.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.199°N / 130.324°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Ibusuku (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) S of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) W of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Tarumizu (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) S of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WSW of Shibushi (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NW of Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Akune (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) WSW of Kushima (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) S of Izumi (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) SW of Kobayashi (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (67 mi) WSW of Nichinan (pop: 44,200) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) S of Minamata (pop: 29,400) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SSW of Hitoyoshi (pop: 38,000) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) S of Uto (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) S of Shimabara (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) S of Isahaya (pop: 97,400) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) S of Ōmura (pop: 89,900) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SW of Nobeoka (pop: 121,900) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SSW of Kikuchi (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) S of Omuta (pop: 132,000) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) S of Yamaga (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSW of Aso (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (133 mi) S of Kashima (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) S of Yanagawa (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) S of Ōkawa (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) S of Takeo (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) SSE of Sasebo (pop: 237,400) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) S of Kurume (pop: 238,200) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) S of Tosu (pop: 63,600) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SSW of Hita (pop: 61,500) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) SW of Saiki (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) S of Karatsu (pop: 78,300) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) SSE of Hirado (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) SW of Tsukumiura (Tsukumi) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) SSW of Usuki (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) S of Chikushino-shi (pop: 100,400) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SSW of Beppu (pop: 125,100) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) S of Dazaifu (pop: 70,600) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) S of Ōnojō (pop: 95,000) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) S of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) S of Iizuka (pop: 78,200) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (171 mi) S of Tagawa (pop: 51,600) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) SSW of Kitsuki (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) SSW of Buzen (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) SSW of Nakatsu (pop: 67,400) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) S of Koga (pop: 60,000) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) SSW of BungoTakada (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) S of Nōgata (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) SSW of Yukuhashi (pop: 71,300) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) S of Nakama (pop: 46,700) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SW of Sukumo (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) S of Kitakyushu (pop: 997,500) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (192 mi) SW of Uwajima (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) SSW of Ube (pop: 173,700) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (205 mi) SW of Ōzu (pop: 38,800) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) SSW of Hōfu (pop: 116,900) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) SSW of Hikari (pop: 45,900) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) SSW of Kudamatsu (pop: 52,800) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) SSW of Yanai (pop: 32,200) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) SW of Iyo (pop: 30,800) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) SW of Susaki (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) SW of Saijō (pop: 58,800) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) SW of Niihama (pop: 123,100) --> See nearby quakes!
1002 km (623 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Nanatsu-shima Island --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) N of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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M 3.2175 kmSATSUMA PENINSULA REGIONNIED

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