Mag. 2.8 earthquake - SW OFF KYUSHU on May 07, 2016 15:21:11.56
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 8 km depth
7 May 06:28 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 07, 2016 15:21:11.56
Depth: 7.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.198°N / 129.152°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km (69 mi) W of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WSW of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WSW of Kushikino (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WSW of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SW of Akune (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) WSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) W of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SW of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1097 km (682 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) SW of Tatara-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||7.5 km||SW OFF KYUSHU||NIED|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.