Mag. 2.9 earthquake - NEAR AMAMI-OSHIMA ISLAND on Jul 26, 2016 04:32:41.65
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 74 km depth
25 Jul 19:39 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Jul 26, 2016 04:32:41.65
Depth: 73.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.556°N / 129.004°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Yokoate-jima (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) WNW of Naze (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1280 km (796 mi) SW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) S of Kaminone-sho Island --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NW of Amami Ōshima Island --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Kakeroma Jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||74 km||NEAR AMAMI-OSHIMA ISLAND||NIED|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.