Mag. 2.6 earthquake - E OFF IBARAKI PREF on Feb 18, 2016 23:37:10.25
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 26 km depth
18 Feb 14:46 UTC: First to report: NIED after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Feb 18, 2016 23:37:10.25
Depth: 25.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.516°N / 141.183°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nasu (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) ESE of Takahagi (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of Hitachi (pop: 186,300) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) ENE of Ōarai (Higashiibaraki-gun) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) ENE of Hitachi-Naka (pop: 156,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of Ōmiya (Hitachiomiya) (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) ENE of Okunoya (Higashiibaraki District) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NE of Kashima-shi (pop: 65,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NE of Katori-shi (pop: 83,200) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> 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||26 km||E OFF IBARAKI PREF||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.