A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Shibushi in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.31 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:02:13 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 17:02:13 / July 9, 2017 @ 5:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 131.0865° East, latitude 31.232° North, depth = 57.31 km. Unique identifier: us100098e8. Ids that are associated to the event: us100098e8.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushikino, Kobayashi, Miyazaki-shi. Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kokubu-matsuki (c. 57 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kobayashi (c. 39 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km S of Shibushi, Japan.
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