A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ozu in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 130.9408 East, latitude 32.9334 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us20005j0z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005j0z. The temblor was reported at 00:14:52 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 15:14:52 / April 16, 2016 @ 3:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Obita, Koga, Shingū. Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Fukuoka-shi (c. 1 392 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Beppu (c. 125 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NE of Ozu, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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