A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Nishinoomote in Japan on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dcjh. Unique identifier: us1000dcjh. The temblor was detected at 03:19:43 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.69 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 18:19:43 / April 2, 2018 @ 6:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 131.201 East, latitude 29.9572 North, depth = 40.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nishinoomote (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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