A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Nishinoomote in Japan. Exact location, longitude 131.4548° East, latitude 30.3784° North, depth = 31.94 km. The temblor was reported at 18:09:39 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 31.94 km (20 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 09:09:39 / October 3, 2015 @ 9:09 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003nc1. Unique identifier: us10003nc1.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nishinoomote (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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