Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Kitsuki Shi, 10 km north of Hiji, Hayami-gun, Oita, Japan, on Monday, 25 September 2006 at 22:03 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 73 km depth
Date & time: 25 Sep 2006 22:03:47 UTC
Depth: 72.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.46°N / 131.514°E (Kitsuki Shi, Oita, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Futago (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) N of Hiji (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WNW of Kitsuki (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSE of BungoTakada (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) N of Beppu (pop: 125,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Ōita (pop: 448,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NW of Tsurusaki (pop: 77,000) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Nakatsu (pop: 67,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NW of Usuki (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) E of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
789 km (490 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.3||73 km||Kyushu, Japan||USGS|
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