A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Takedamachi in Japan on Friday. Global time and date of event 07/06/18 / 2018-06-07 20:25:02 / June 7, 2018 @ 8:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 119.51 km (74 miles). Unique identifier: us1000ep78. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ep78. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:25:02 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 131.3867 East, latitude 33.0072 North, depth = 119.51 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Beppu (c. 125 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop). 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 Yatsushiro, Tosu, Yukuhashi.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km NNW of Takedamachi, Japan.
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