A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Takanabe in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 132.0309° East, 32.0046° North, depth 27.12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000eekf. Unique identifier: us1000eekf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.12 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:02:08 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 22:02:08 / May 25, 2018 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Tsuma (c. 34 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Takanabe (c. 22 500 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nichinan, Nobeoka, Tsuma.
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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 52 km ESE of Takanabe, Japan.
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