A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Uto in Japan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005i0i. Event ids that are associated: us20005i0i. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:22:19 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 13:22:19 / April 14, 2016 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 130.646° East, 32.6832° North, depth 10 km.
The epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Nagasaki-shi (c. 410 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sasebo (c. 237 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Takanabe, Sasebo, Umi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km W of Uto, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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