Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 6.9 km southwest of Saiki, Oita, Japan, on Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 3:09 am (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 54 km depth
1 Jul 18:16 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||Jul 1, 2022 18:09:48 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 3:09 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||32.908°N / 131.845°E (Saiki-shi, Oita, Japan)|
|Antipode||32.908°S / 48.155°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Tsurumi (57 km / 35 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||7 km (4 mi) SW of Saiki (pop: 49,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
19 km (12 mi) S of Tsukumiura (Tsukumi) (pop: 21,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) S of Usuki (pop: 35,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Nobeoka (Miyazaki) (pop: 121,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Tsurusaki (pop: 77,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Ōita (pop: 448,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (33 mi) SE of Beppu (pop: 125,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
784 km (487 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Scattered Clouds 19.6°C (67 F), humidity: 92%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SSW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.5||54 km||Japan: SOUTHERN OITA PREF||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.