Mag. 2.6 earthquake - East China Sea, 140 km west of Kagoshima, Japan, on May 10, 2016 01:14:20.14
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 6 km depth
9 May 16:22 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 10, 2016 01:14:20.14
Depth: 5.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.105°N / 129.174°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) W of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SW of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) W of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SW of Izumi (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) W of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) WSW of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) SSW of Isahaya (pop: 97,400) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SW of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1101 km (684 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NW of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||5.8 km||SW OFF KYUSHU||NIED|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.