Mag. 3.0 earthquake - East China Sea, 1104 km southwest of Tokio, Tokyo, Japan, on May 18, 2016 20:50:10.01

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - East China Sea, 1104 km southwest of Tokio, Tokyo, Japan, on May 18, 2016 20:50:10.01

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 0 km depth

18 May 11:57 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 18 May 2016 11:50:10 UTC
Local time at epicenter: May 18, 2016 20:50:10.01
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 0.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.068°N / 129.161°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) WSW of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) WSW of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SW of Kushikino (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) WSW of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SW of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) W of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) SSW of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1104 km (686 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NW of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SW of Tatara-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SW of Warabi-shima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag. 3.0 earthquake - East China Sea, 1104 km southwest of Tokio, Tokyo, Japan, on May 18, 2016 20:50:10.01
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