Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 1.9 km northeast of Matsubase, Uki Shi, Kumamoto, Japan, on Monday, 21 Dec 2020 6:32 am (GMT +9) -

Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 1.9 km northeast of Matsubase, Uki Shi, Kumamoto, Japan, on Monday, 21 Dec 2020 6:32 am (GMT +9)

Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

20 Dec 21:38 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Dec 2020 21:32:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 21 Dec 2020 6:32 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 9.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.659°N / 130.684°E (Uki Shi, Kumamoto, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Unzen (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ENE of Matsubase (Uki) (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) SSE of Uto (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) S of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Honmachi (pop: 104,300) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) S of Uekimachi-mōno (Kumamoto) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Ōzu (Kikuchi District) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) S of Yamaga (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Omuta (Fukuoka) (pop: 132,000) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSE of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
894 km (556 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds -2°C (28 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts)
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.89.8 kmNW KUMAMOTO PREF, JapanNIED

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