A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kumamoto-shi in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.99 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005iwc. Id of event: us20005iwc. Global time and date of event 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 00:48:32 / April 16, 2016 @ 12:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 130.7785° East, 32.8537° North, depth 9.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:48:32 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Fukuoka-shi (c. 1 392 300 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Kitakyūshū (c. 997 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Nagasaki-shi (c. 410 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Sasebo (c. 237 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitakyūshū, Akune, Nakama.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km NNE of Kumamoto-shi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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