Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 9.9 km southwest of Himeji, Hyōgo, Japan, on Tuesday, Jul 5, 2022 at 1:21 pm (GMT +9) -
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 Jul 04:28 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
|Date & time||Jul 5, 2022 04:21:28 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, Jul 5, 2022 at 1:21 pm (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||34.779°N / 134.602°E (Himeji Shi, Hyōgo, Japan)|
|Antipode||34.779°S / 45.398°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Sanbe (185 km / 115 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||10 km (6 mi) WSW of Himeji (pop: 481,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
10 km (7 mi) W of Shirahama (pop: 23,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Tatsunochō-tominaga (pop: 40,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Aioi (pop: 32,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) W of Kakogawa (pop: 271,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (34 mi) W of Kobe (pop: 1,528,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (51 mi) W of Osaka (Ōsaka) (pop: 2,592,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
473 km (294 mi) W of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 26.9°C (80 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from E|
|Estimated seismic energy released||3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.5||9.7 km||Japan: SW HYOGO 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.