Mag. 3.0 earthquake - East China Sea, 14 km southeast of Makurazaki, Kagoshima, Japan, on Jan 26, 2016 17:36:24.86

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - East China Sea, 14 km southeast of Makurazaki, Kagoshima, Japan, on Jan 26, 2016 17:36:24.86

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 167 km depth

26 Jan 08:43 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Jan 2016 08:36:24 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Jan 26, 2016 17:36:24.86
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 167.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.165°N / 130.395°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Ibusuku (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (8 mi) SE of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WSW of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SW of Tarumizu (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) S of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NW of Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WSW of Shibushi (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Kushima (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Akune (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) S of Izumi (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) WSW of Nichinan (pop: 44,200) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SSW of Kobayashi (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of Minamata (pop: 29,400) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSW of Hitoyoshi (pop: 38,000) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) S of Uto (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) S of Shimabara (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) S of Isahaya (pop: 97,400) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SW of Nobeoka (pop: 121,900) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) SSE of Ōmura (pop: 89,900) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) S of Kikuchi (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) SSW of Aso (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) S of Yamaga (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) S of Omuta (pop: 132,000) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) S of Kashima (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) S of Yanagawa (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) S of Ōkawa (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) S of Takeo (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SSE of Sasebo (pop: 237,400) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) S of Kurume (pop: 238,200) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) SW of Saiki (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) S of Tosu (pop: 63,600) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) SSW of Hita (pop: 61,500) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) SSW of Tsukumiura (Tsukumi) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) SSW of Usuki (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) S of Karatsu (pop: 78,300) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) SSW of Beppu (pop: 125,100) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) SSE of Hirado (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) S of Chikushino-shi (pop: 100,400) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) S of Dazaifu (pop: 70,600) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) S of Ōnojō (pop: 95,000) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) S of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) SSW of Kitsuki (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) S of Iizuka (pop: 78,200) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) S of Tagawa (pop: 51,600) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (174 mi) SSW of Nakatsu (pop: 67,400) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (174 mi) SSW of Buzen (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (176 mi) SSW of BungoTakada (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) S of Koga (pop: 60,000) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) S of Nōgata (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) S of Yukuhashi (pop: 71,300) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (184 mi) SW of Sukumo (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) S of Nakama (pop: 46,700) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) S of Kitakyushu (pop: 997,500) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (190 mi) SW of Uwajima (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) SSW of Ube (pop: 173,700) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (205 mi) SW of Ōzu (pop: 38,800) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) SSW of Hikari (pop: 45,900) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) SSW of Kudamatsu (pop: 52,800) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) SSW of Yanai (pop: 32,200) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) SW of Iyo (pop: 30,800) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) SW of Susaki (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) SW of Saijō (pop: 58,800) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) SW of Niihama (pop: 123,100) --> See nearby quakes!
998 km (620 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Nanatsu-shima Island --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNE of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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M 3.0167 kmSATSUMA PENINSULA REGIONNIED

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