Mag. 2.5 earthquake - East China Sea, 9 km east of Makurazaki, Kagoshima, Japan, on Feb 02, 2016 11:03:17.00
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 150 km depth
2 Feb 02:49 UTC: First to report: NIED after 46 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Feb 02, 2016 11:03:17.00
Depth: 150.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.24°N / 130.406°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Ibusuku (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) ESE of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Tarumizu (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) S of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Shibushi (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NW of Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) S of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
993 km (617 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Nanatsu-shima Island --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) N of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> 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||150 km||SATSUMA PENINSULA REGION||NIED|
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