Mag. 2.5 earthquake - East China Sea, 33 km southwest of Ibusuki, Ibusuki Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Dec 24, 2015 22:47:28.48
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 144 km depth
24 Dec 13:54 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Dec 24, 2015 22:47:28.48
Depth: 143.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.997°N / 130.44°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SW of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSW of Tarumizu (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) S of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) S of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
1005 km (624 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNE of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) S 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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|M 2.5||144 km||NEAR TANEGASHIMA ISLAND||NIED|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.