Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Kamimashiki-gun, 40 km south of Aso, Kumamoto, Japan, on May 31, 2021 00:01:45.46 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 132 km depth
30 May 15:08 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 31, 2021 00:01:45.46
Depth: 132.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.586°N / 131.162°E↗ (Kamimashiki-gun, Kumamoto, Japan)
Antipode: 32.586°S / 48.838°W↗
Nearest volcano: Aso (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Aso (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) SE of Ōzu (Kikuchi District) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) E of Matsubase (Uki) (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Nobeoka (Miyazaki) (pop: 121,900) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of Uto (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) E of Honmachi (pop: 104,300) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NE of Hitoyoshi (pop: 38,000) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SSE of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
857 km (533 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 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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