Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 28 km northeast of Naze, Amami, Kagoshima, Japan, on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11:55 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 50 km depth
8 Aug 12:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.6°N / 129.6°E↗ (East China Sea, Japan)
Antipode: 28.6°S / 50.4°W↗
Nearest volcano: Yokoate-jima (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) NNE of Naze (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) NE of Nago (pop: 59,600) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) NE of Gushikawa (pop: 65,300) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) NE of Okinawa (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) NE of Chinon (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (202 mi) NE of Naha (pop: 300,800) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) SSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) SSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) SSW of Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) --> See nearby quakes!
479 km (298 mi) SSW of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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