Mag. 2.6 earthquake - East China Sea, 142 km west of Kagoshima, Japan, on May 07, 2016 15:25:07.38
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Japan | Kagoshima | Kumamoto | Tokyo
Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
7 May 06:33 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 07, 2016 15:25:07.38
Depth: 0.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.093°N / 129.16°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (69 mi) W of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WSW of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SW of Kushikino (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) WSW of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SW of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) W of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) WSW of Kokubu-matsuki (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) SW of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1103 km (685 mi) WSW 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 2.6||0.8 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.