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Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 18 km south of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 9:17 pm (GMT +9) -

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Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 18 km south of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 9:17 pm (GMT +9) Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 18 km south of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 9:17 pm (GMT +9)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 12 km depth

24 Nov 12:24 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 24, 2022 12:17:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 9:17 pm (GMT +9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.6
Depth11.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude32.642°N / 130.702°E (Uki Shi, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan)
Antipode32.642°S / 49.298°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Nearest volcanoUnzen (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) ESE of Matsubase (Uki, Kumamoto) (pop: 26,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
6 km (4 mi) SE of Uto (Kumamoto) (pop: 39,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Honmachi (Kumamoto) (pop: 104,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) S of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) S of Uekimachi-mōno (Kumamoto) (pop: 31,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Ōzu (Kikuchi District, Kumamoto) (pop: 29,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) S of Yamaga (Kumamoto) (pop: 32,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
894 km (555 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 10°C (50 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.612 kmJapan: SOUTHERN KUMAMOTO PREFNIED

Seismograms

Seismic station: Oita Nakatsue (JNU/JP network) | Distance from quake: 56 km / 35 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Oita Nakatsue: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
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