Mag. 2.5 earthquake - East China Sea, 151 km southwest of Kagoshima, Japan, on May 07, 2016 18:53:48.53
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 0 km depth
7 May 10:01 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 07, 2016 18:53:48.53
Depth: 0.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.045°N / 129.08°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km (75 mi) WSW of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SW of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) W of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) WSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SW of Izumi (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) WSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (126 mi) WSW of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SSW of Isahaya (pop: 97,400) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SW of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1112 km (691 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> 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||0.2 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 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.