A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Ozu in Japan on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 15:58:24 / July 1, 2017 @ 3:58 pm. The temblor was picked up at 00:58:24 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100095qx. Unique identifier: us100095qx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.27 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 131.113° East, 32.9322° North, depth 14.27 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kashima, Nōgata, Tsuma (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Beppu (c. 125 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km ENE of Ozu, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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