A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Nobeoka in Japan. Unique identifier: us2000fvs6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000fvs6. Exact location of event, depth 35.8 km, 132.0459° East, 32.4142° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:38:47 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/18 / 2018-07-03 11:38:47 / July 3, 2018 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.8 km (22 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sukumo, Takedamachi, Usuki. The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Saiki (c. 49 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Usuki (c. 35 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Tsuma (c. 34 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Sukumo (c. 25 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Takanabe (c. 22 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 40 km ESE of Nobeoka, Japan.
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