Mag. 0.2 earthquake - 橘湾 (Tachibana Bay) on Tue, 25 Sep 2012 08:14:40 JST
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Minor magnitude 0.2 earthquake at 9 km depth
Local time at epicenter: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 08:14:40 JST
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.62°N / 129.857°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Unzen (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) S of Nagasaki (pop: 410,200) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Obita (pop: 45,300) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of Togitsu (Nishisonogi District) (pop: 29,400) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Isahaya (pop: 97,400) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WNW of Hondomachi-hondo (pop: 40,800) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Ōmura (pop: 89,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Shimabara (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSE of Sasebo (pop: 237,400) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSW of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
967 km (601 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) SE of Kōyagi-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SE of Shimoajika Shima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: JMA
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 105 joules (0.035 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 0.2||9 km||橘湾 (Tachibana Bay)||JMA|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 0.2, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.