A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Kyushu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Kyushu, Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 131.6286° East, latitude 31.3566° North, depth = 35 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:56:41 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000erl0. Id of event: us1000erl0. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/18 / 2018-06-11 19:56:41 / June 11, 2018 @ 7:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kokubu-matsuki (c. 57 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kobayashi (c. 39 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hamanoichi (c. 39 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kajiki, Ibusuki, Hamanoichi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. 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: Kyushu, Japan.
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