Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 10.2 km northwest of Kagoshima, Japan, on May 03, 2021 06:43:35.91 -
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 171 km depth
2 May 21:51 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 03, 2021 06:43:35.91
Depth: 170.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.617°N / 130.46°E (Kagoshima Shi, Kagoshima, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Sakurajima (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) E of Ijūin (Hioki) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) WNW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ESE of Kushikino (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SW of Kajiki (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Kaseda-shirakame (Minamisatsuma) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Hamanoichi (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Kokubu-matsuki (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) S of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
967 km (601 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: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||171 km||NEAR KAGOSHIMA CITY, Japan||NIED|
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