A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kobayashi in Japan on Saturday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:02:07 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008j3a. Id of event: us20008j3a. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.8 km (66 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 131.106° East, 32.0107° North, depth 105.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/17 / 2017-02-11 01:02:07 / February 11, 2017 @ 1:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushikino, Akune, Uto (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Yatsushiro (c. 104 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop). 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km ENE of Kobayashi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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