Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 8.6 km west of Kumamoto, Japan, on Thursday, 12 March 2020 at 22:15 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 Mar 22:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Mar 2020 22:15:30 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.8°N / 130.6°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kinpo (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) W of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SW of Uekimachi-mōno (Kumamoto) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNW of Uto (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Matsubase (Uki) (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of Shimabara (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Yamaga (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Omuta (pop: 132,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) N of Honmachi (pop: 104,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) S of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
895 km (556 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Kyushu Island (pop: 13,232,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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