A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Yatsushiro in Japan. Id of earthquake: us200063y7. Event ids that are associated: us200063y7. The temblor was picked up at 22:08:15 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/16 / 2016-06-12 13:08:15 / June 12, 2016 @ 1:08 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.5318 East, latitude 32.3969 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Nagasaki-shi (c. 410 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yatsushiro (c. 104 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Isahaya (c. 97 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Takanabe, Sueyoshichō-ninokata, Ureshino. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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