Mag. 2.6 earthquake - East China Sea, 20 km south of Makurazaki, Kagoshima, Japan, on Jan 04, 2016 10:22:07.35

Mag. 2.6 earthquake  - East China Sea, 20 km south of Makurazaki, Kagoshima, Japan, on Jan 04, 2016 10:22:07.35

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 138 km depth

4 Jan 01:33 UTC: First to report: NIED after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Jan 2016 01:22:07 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Jan 04, 2016 10:22:07.35
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 138.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.089°N / 130.371°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Ibusuku (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) SSE of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SW of Tarumizu (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WNW of Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) S of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Shibushi (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WSW of Kushima (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) SW of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) S of Akune (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) WSW of Nichinan (pop: 44,200) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) S of Izumi (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SSW of Kobayashi (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) S of Minamata (pop: 29,400) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SSW of Hitoyoshi (pop: 38,000) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) S of Uto (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) S of Shimabara (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) S of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) S of Isahaya (pop: 97,400) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SW of Nobeoka (pop: 121,900) --> See nearby quakes!
1005 km (624 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) N of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Nanatsu-shima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.6138 kmSATSUMA PENINSULA REGIONNIED

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Mag. 2.6 earthquake - East China Sea, 20 km south of Makurazaki, Kagoshima, Japan, on Jan 04, 2016 10:22:07.35
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