A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Matsubase in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.1 km (9 miles). Unique identifier: us10006mld. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006mld. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 16:56:01 / September 6, 2016 @ 4:56 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:56:01 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 130.6267° East, 32.6592° North, depth 14.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tsukawaki, Amagi, Takeo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 17 km (11 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Nagasaki-shi (c. 410 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yatsushiro (c. 104 300 pop). 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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