Mag. 2.5 earthquake - East China Sea, 148 km west of Kagoshima, Japan, on May 08, 2016 02:28:15.52
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 0 km depth
7 May 17:36 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 08, 2016 02:28:15.52
Depth: 0.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.068°N / 129.109°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km (73 mi) W of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WSW of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) WSW of Kushikino (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) WSW of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SW of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) WSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WSW of Kokubu-matsuki (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) SW of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1108 km (689 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||0.3 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.