A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Kushima in Japan on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us2000dx2z. Event ids that are associated: us2000dx2z. Exact location, longitude 131.3302° East, latitude 31.0911° North, depth = 47.98 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:09:22 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 20:09:22 / April 9, 2018 @ 8:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.98 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kajiki, Miyazaki-shi, Kagoshima-shi. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kokubu-matsuki (c. 57 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hamanoichi (c. 39 500 pop).
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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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