Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Japan Sea, 47 km northwest of Kashiwazaki, Niigata, Japan, on Jun 28, 2016 04:16:06.76
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 23 km depth
27 Jun 19:22 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Jun 28, 2016 04:16:06.76
Depth: 23.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.575°N / 138.085°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Niigata-Yake-yama (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Kashiwazaki (pop: 86,200) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) NNW of Jōetsu (pop: 204,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNE of Itoigawa (pop: 30,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Nagaoka (pop: 195,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) WNW of Ojiya (pop: 40,500) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) W of Tsubame (pop: 44,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of Mitsuke (pop: 43,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) W of Sandyo (pop: 82,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Niigata (pop: 505,300) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) NW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.