A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Makurazaki in Japan. Unique identifier: us2000dxsx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxsx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.15 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 130.006 East, latitude 31.2888 North, depth = 9.15 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:24:41 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 14:24:41 / April 10, 2018 @ 2:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kokubu-matsuki, Hamanoichi, Akune (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (38 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Satsumasendai (c. 73 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kokubu-matsuki (c. 57 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hamanoichi (c. 39 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ibusuki (c. 29 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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