Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - East China Sea, 7.3 km northwest of Nishinoomote, Kagoshima, Japan, on Friday, 25 January 2019 at 21:22 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
25 Jan 21:37 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 14 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.76°N / 130.93°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kikai (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) WNW of Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSE of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) S of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SE of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) S of Shibushi (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSE of Tarumizu (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SSW of Kushima (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) S of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
982 km (610 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) S of Kyushu Island (pop: 13,232,000) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ENE of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||10 km||Kyushu, Japan||GFZ|
|4.9||40 km||4.9 KYUSHU, JAPAN||EMSC|
|4.8||35 km||- 43km SSE of Nishinoomote, Japan||USGS|
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