A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Uto in Japan. The temblor was picked up at 08:20:42 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005iut. Event ids that are associated: us20005iut. Global time and date of event 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 23:20:42 / April 15, 2016 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 130.6575° East, latitude 32.6843° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Nagasaki-shi (c. 410 200 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yatsushiro (c. 104 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Takanabe, Umi, Imari.
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 fifteen, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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