A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Uto in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 10:23:41 / April 17, 2016 @ 10:23 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.13 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:23:41 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005j6z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005j6z. Exact location of earthquake, 130.5636° East, 32.7334° North, depth 5.13 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kawasaki, Sasaguri, Fukuoka-shi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Fukuoka-shi (c. 1 392 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Nagasaki-shi (c. 410 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sasebo (c. 237 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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