Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - East China Sea, 12 km north of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Jul 16, 2021 16:45:58.19 -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 24 km depth
16 Jul 07:52 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Jul 16, 2021 16:45:58.19
Depth: 23.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.471°N / 129.491°E↗ (East China Sea, Japan)
Antipode: 28.471°S / 50.509°W↗
Nearest volcano: Yokoate-jima (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) N of Naze (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) NE of Naga (pop: 59,600) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) NNE of Gushikawa (pop: 65,300) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) NNE of Katsuren-haebaru (Uruma) (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) NE of Okinawa (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) NE of Chatan (Nakagami District) (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) NE of Chinon (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) NE of Naha (pop: 300,800) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) NE of Tomigusuku (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) NE 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||24 km||Japan: NEAR AMAMI-OSHIMA ISLAND||NIED|
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