A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Omura in Japan on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 130.0581 East, latitude 32.989 North, depth = 10.68 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.68 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lix. Id of event: us20009lix. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:36:26 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 14:36:26 / June 9, 2017 @ 2:36 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Fukuoka-shi (c. 1 392 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Nagasaki-shi (c. 410 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Sasebo (c. 237 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kawasaki, Miyata, Aso (min 5000 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 ten 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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