Mag. 2.6 earthquake - East China Sea, 31 km north of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island, Kagoshima, Japan, on Feb 04, 2016 19:00:03.66
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 123 km depth
4 Feb 10:06 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Feb 04, 2016 19:00:03.66
Depth: 122.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.729°N / 130.277°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) NW of Miyanoura (Kumage District) (pop: 6,540) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) S of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Tarumizu (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) S of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
1035 km (643 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) N of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Nanatsu-shima Island --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNE of Ko-gaja-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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|M 2.6||123 km||NEAR TANEGASHIMA ISLAND||NIED|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.