A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Nishinoomote in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 16:59:44 / April 26, 2016 @ 4:59 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10005bnt. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005bnt. Exact location of earthquake, 131.1017° East, 30.2667° North, depth 13.45 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.45 km (8 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:59:44 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nishinoomote.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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