Mag. 2.8 earthquake - SW OFF KYUSHU on May 21, 2016 10:40:14.75
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
21 May 01:47 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 21, 2016 10:40:14.75
Depth: 0.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.006°N / 129.071°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km (76 mi) WSW of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WSW of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SW of Kushikino (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WSW of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) SW of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) WSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) WSW of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) SW of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1115 km (693 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||0.2 km||SW OFF KYUSHU||NIED|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.