Mag. 4.4 earthquake - East China Sea, 136 km west of Kagoshima, Japan, on Saturday, 7 May 2016 at 21:58 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.4 quake East China Sea, 99 km west of Makurazaki, Kagoshima, Japan, 7 May 2016 05:42 GMT, which had occurred 16 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - East China Sea, 136 km west of Kagoshima, Japan, on Saturday, 7 May 2016 at 21:58 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 May 22:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 20.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 7 May 2016 21:58:53 UTC
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.14°N / 129.21°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) W of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) WSW of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WSW of Kushikino (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) WSW of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) SW of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) WSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) W of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) W of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) SSW of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1096 km (681 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) SW of Kyushu Island (pop: 13,232,000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NW of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.410 km- 106km W of Makurazaki, JapanUSGS

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Mag. 4.4 earthquake - East China Sea, 136 km west of Kagoshima, Japan, on Saturday, 7 May 2016 at 21:58 (GMT)
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