A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Kushima in Japan on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 131.4691° East, latitude 31.2663° North, depth = 33.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:54:21 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.9 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000enmb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000enmb. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/18 / 2018-06-11 19:54:21 / June 11, 2018 @ 7:54 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kaseda-shirakame, Makurazaki, Ijūin (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kokubu-matsuki (c. 57 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kobayashi (c. 39 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km SE of Kushima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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