A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Ozu in Japan on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005ldb. Unique identifier: us20005ldb. The temblor was picked up at 16:52:01 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 131.0547° East, latitude 32.9766° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 07:52:01 / April 24, 2016 @ 7:52 am. 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 Fukuoka-shi, Kashima, Nōgata. Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Fukuoka-shi (c. 1 392 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km NE of Ozu, Japan.
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