Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 6.5 km west of Uto, Kumamoto, Japan, on Tuesday, 18 February 2020 at 19:15 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
18 Feb 19:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Feb 2020 19:15:30 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.7°N / 130.6°E (Uto Shi, Kumamoto, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Unzen (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) WNW of Uto (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) NW of Matsubase (Uki) (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SW of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) N of Honmachi (pop: 104,300) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Uekimachi-mōno (Kumamoto) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ESE of Shimabara (Nagasaki) (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Ōzu (Kikuchi District) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Omuta (Fukuoka) (pop: 132,000) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) S of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
900 km (559 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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