Mag. 2.5 earthquake - East China Sea, 142 km west of Kagoshima, Japan, on May 13, 2016 13:12:59.28
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
13 May 04:38 UTC: First to report: NIED after 25 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 13, 2016 13:12:59.28
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.13°N / 129.149°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) W of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) WSW of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) WSW of Kushikino (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) WSW of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SW of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) W of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) WSW of Kokubu-matsuki (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SW of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1102 km (684 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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