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The map and text below show the following details : a) the observed Seismic Intensity (1 and above) and its location and region, b) the date and time of the earthquake, and c) its epicenter and magnitude.





Earthquake Information (Earthquake and Seismic Intensity Information)
Issued at 21:59 JST 08 Jan 2019

Occurred at (JST) Latitude
(degree)
Longitude
(degree)
Depth Magnitude Region Name
21:39 JST 08 Jan 2019 30.6N 131.2E 30km 6.4 Tanegashima Kinkai

Although there may be slight sea-level changes in coastal regions/ this earthquake has caused no damage to Japan.
Information related to the hypocenter has been corrected.

Seismic intensity in sub-prefectual regions (Kagoshima)
JMA Seismic IntensityRegion Name
4Kagoshima-ken Osumi
Kagoshima-ken Tanegashima
3Kagoshima-ken Satsuma
Kagoshima-ken Yakushima
* Regions where a seismic intensity of 3 or greater was observed are listed.


Seismic intensity in cities, towns and villages (Kagoshima)
PrefectureJMA Seismic IntensityCity, town and village Name
Kagoshima4Kanoya-shi
Osaki-cho
Kinko-cho
Kimotsuki-cho
Nakatane-cho
Minami-tane-cho
3Kagoshima-shi
Ibusuki-shi
Nisino-omote-shi
Tarumizu-shi
Hioki-shi
So-o-shi
Kirishima-shi
Minami-satsuma-shi
Shibushi-shi
Minami-kyusyu-shi
Aira-shi
Higashi-kushira-cho
Minami-osumi-cho
Yakushima-cho
2Makurazaki-shi
Akune-shi
Satsuma-sendai-shi
Ichiki-kushikino-shi
Isa-shi
Mishima-mura
Satsuma-cho
Yusui-cho
1Satsuma-sendai-shi Koshikishima
* Cities, towns and villages where a seismic intensity of 1 or greater was observed are listed.
"-" in the above information represents an indeterminable value.

Some of the names of cities/towns/villages in the message are the versions used before the areas were administratively united.
All information provided here, including data on latitude, longitude, depth, magnitude and seismic intensity, is based on initial reports and is subject to change pending evaluation.