Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Kunisaki-shi, 15 km northeast of Kitsuki, Oita, Japan, on May 05, 2021 08:16:30.34 -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 85 km depth
4 May 23:23 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 05, 2021 08:16:30.34
Depth: 84.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.515°N / 131.726°E (Kunisaki-shi, Oita, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Tsurumi (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) NE of Kitsuki (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Hiji (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) E of BungoTakada (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) N of Tsurusaki (pop: 77,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NNE of Ōita (pop: 448,900) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NE of Beppu (pop: 125,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) N of Usuki (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) E of Nakatsu (pop: 67,400) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) E of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
768 km (477 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: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||85 km||IYONADA SETONAIKAI, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.