A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (mg/mb) has occurred on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Matsubase in Japan. The temblor was reported at 11:42:31 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 133.3 km (83 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-05 02:42:31 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 131.0655 East, latitude 32.5161 North, depth 133.3 km.
Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saiki, Kokubu-matsuki, Hita.
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