A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Saga-shi in Japan on Monday. Exact location, longitude 130.2209° East, latitude 33.2817° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:53:07 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/07/18 / 2018-07-08 18:53:07 / July 8, 2018 @ 6:53 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000g01v. Event ids that are associated: us2000g01v.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hondo, Buzen, Kanda (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Fukuoka-shi (c. 1 392 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kitakyūshū (c. 997 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Nagasaki-shi (c. 410 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Sasebo (c. 237 400 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 8 km WNW of Saga-shi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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