A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Setaka in Japan on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000eaww. Id of event: us1000eaww. The temblor was detected at 01:25:54 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 130.4648° East, 33.208° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/18 / 2018-05-23 16:25:54 / May 23, 2018 @ 4:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hirado, Kanda, Nakatsu. Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Fukuoka-shi (c. 1 392 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kitakyūshū (c. 997 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Nagasaki-shi (c. 410 200 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sasebo (c. 237 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km N of Setaka, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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