A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Makurazaki in Japan on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.2227 East, latitude 30.9018 North, depth = 140.53 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:02:55 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 17:02:55 / July 19, 2017 @ 5:02 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 140.53 km (87 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009y5t. Event ids that are associated: us20009y5t.
Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ibusuki (c. 29 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kushikino (c. 25 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ijūin (c. 25 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Makurazaki (c. 25 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushikino, Ijūin, Kanoya (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km SSW of Makurazaki, Japan.
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