A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Maebaru in Japan on Friday. Exact location, longitude 130.1248° East, latitude 33.6695° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100079rs. Id of event: us100079rs. The temblor was detected at 10:19:05 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 01:19:05 / November 18, 2016 @ 1:19 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yamaga, Shiida, Hita (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Fukuoka-shi (c. 1 392 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kitakyūshū (c. 997 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Shimonoseki (c. 245 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sasebo (c. 237 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop).
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-five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 14 km NNW of Maebaru, Japan.
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