Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - East China Sea, 89 km southwest of Miyanoura, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima, Japan, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11:02 am (GMT +9) -
Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 52 km depth
21 May 02:11 UTC: First to report: NIED after 9 minutes.
|Date & time||May 21, 2022 02:02:08 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11:02 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||29.736°N / 130.095°E (East China Sea, Japan)|
|Antipode||29.736°S / 49.905°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Nakano-shima (26 km / 16 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||67 km (42 mi) SSW of Kurio (pop: 1,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Nagata (pop: 1,190) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (56 mi) SSW of Miyanoura (Kumage District) (pop: 6,540) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
141 km (88 mi) SW of Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
164 km (102 mi) NNE of Naze (pop: 41,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) S of Kuchinoerabu-jima Island (pop: 147) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 21.3°C (70 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 11 m/s (22 kts) from NE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.0||52 km||Japan: NEAR TOKARA ISLANDS||NIED|
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