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Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 3.2 km south of Fukuoka, Japan, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 8:27 am (GMT +9) -

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Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 3.2 km south of Fukuoka, Japan, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 8:27 am (GMT +9)

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 15 km depth

13 May 23:34 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
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Date & time: May 13, 2022 23:27:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 8:27 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 14.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.571°N / 130.416°E (Fukuoka City, Fukuoka, Japan)
Antipode: 33.571°S / 49.584°W
Nearest volcano: Unzen (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) S of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) NW of Ōnojō (pop: 95,000) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) W of Umi (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) WNW of Dazaifu (pop: 70,600) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NW of Chikushino-shi (pop: 100,400) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Sasaguri (Kasuya District) (pop: 32,600) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) S of Shingu (Kasuya District) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Koga (pop: 60,000) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) E of Maebaru-chūō (pop: 70,300) --> See nearby quakes!
881 km (547 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 17.5°C (63 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from N
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Fukuoka City (8.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Quiet thunder rose a second before gentle rocking.  
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