A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Makurazaki in Japan on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.3253 East, latitude 30.7634 North, depth = 124.21 km. Event id: us2000d1yg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d1yg. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 124.21 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:01:07 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 12:01:07 / February 14, 2018 @ 12:01 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kagoshima-shi, Tarumizu, Kanoya (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ibusuki (c. 29 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Makurazaki (c. 25 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kaseda-shirakame (c. 23 700 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Tarumizu (c. 19 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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