Mag. 2.6 earthquake - SW OFF KYUSHU on May 24, 2016 18:34:40.49
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 4 km depth
24 May 09:42 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 24, 2016 18:34:40.49
Depth: 4.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.098°N / 129.207°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (67 mi) W of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WSW of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SW of Kushikino (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WSW of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SW of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) WSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) W of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) SW of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1099 km (683 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 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||4.2 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.