Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - East China Sea, 15 km northwest of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on May 03, 2021 12:17:40.90 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 56 km depth
3 May 03:25 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 03, 2021 12:17:40.90
Depth: 55.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.48°N / 129.394°E↗ (East China Sea, Japan)
Antipode: 28.48°S / 50.606°W↗
Nearest volcano: Yokoate-jima (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) NW of Naze (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) NNE of Nago (pop: 59,600) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) NNE of Gushikawa (pop: 65,300) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NNE of Katsuren-haebaru (Uruma) (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (177 mi) NNE of Okinawa (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) NNE of Chatan (Nakagami District) (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) NNE of Chinon (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) NNE of Naha (pop: 300,800) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) NNE of Tomigusuku (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) NNE of Itoman (pop: 57,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||56 km||NEAR AMAMI-OSHIMA ISLAND, Japan||NIED|
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