A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Shibushi in Japan. The temblor was reported at 08:51:35 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 55.8 km (35 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-12 11:51:35 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 131.0491 East, latitude 31.4441 North, depth 55.8 km.
Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Satsumasendai (c. 73 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Izumi, Hitoyoshi, Takanabe.
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