Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 9.9 km south of Nichinan, Miyazaki, Japan, on May 07, 2021 07:11:45.53 -
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Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 48 km depth
6 May 22:21 UTC: First to report: NIED after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 07, 2021 07:11:45.53
Depth: 47.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.514°N / 131.393°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kirishima (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Nichinan (pop: 44,200) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) ENE of Kushima (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) E of Shibushi (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ESE of Sueyoshichō-ninokata (Soo) (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SE of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) ENE of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Kokubu-matsuki (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) E of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) SSE of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
898 km (558 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSE of Kyushu Island (pop: 13,232,000) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NE of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||48 km||SOUTHERN MIYAZAKI PREF, Japan||NIED|
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