A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Uto in Japan on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us10007ctn. Event ids that are associated: us10007ctn. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:10:15 / 8:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.54 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 11:10:15 / November 23, 2016 @ 11:10 am. Exact location of event, longitude 130.5841 East, latitude 32.7642 North, depth = 12.54 km.
Event epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Nagasaki-shi (c. 410 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yatsushiro (c. 104 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dazaifu, Ushibuka, Chikushino-shi (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km NW of Uto, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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