Mag. 2.8 earthquake - SW OFF KYUSHU on May 07, 2016 22:09:14.91
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 1 km depth
7 May 13:16 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 07, 2016 22:09:14.91
Depth: 0.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.049°N / 129.099°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
118 km (74 mi) WSW of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) WSW of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SW of Kushikino (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) WSW of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SW of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) WSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) WSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) WSW of Kokubu-matsuki (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) SW of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1110 km (690 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> 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||0.7 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.