A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Uto in Japan. Event id: us1000626n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000626n. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.5265 East, latitude 32.7632 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/16 / 2016-07-09 09:05:20 / July 9, 2016 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:05:20 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maebaru, Karatsu, Umi. Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Nagasaki-shi (c. 410 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sasebo (c. 237 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop).
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-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km NW of Uto, Japan.
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