Mag. 2.5 earthquake - East China Sea, 134 km west of Kagoshima, Japan, on May 09, 2016 19:59:18.26
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 1 km depth
9 May 11:05 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 09, 2016 19:59:18.26
Depth: 0.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.126°N / 129.24°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (64 mi) W of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SW of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) WSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Izumi (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) W of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) WSW of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) SSW of Isahaya (pop: 97,400) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SSW of Ōmura (pop: 89,900) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SW of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1094 km (680 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NW of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> 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||0.6 km||SW OFF KYUSHU||NIED|
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