Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Uki Shi, 17 km southeast of Kumamoto, Japan, on May 02, 2021 09:31:30.70 -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 7 km depth
2 May 00:38 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 02, 2021 09:31:30.70
Depth: 6.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.664°N / 130.768°E (Uki Shi, Kumamoto, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Aso (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) E of Matsubase (Uki) (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ESE of Uto (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SSE of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Honmachi (pop: 104,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Ōzu (Kikuchi District) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Uekimachi-mōno (Kumamoto) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) S of Kikuchi (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) S of Yamaga (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSE of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
887 km (551 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||6.8 km||SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.