A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Kajiki in Japan on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 27/06/18 / 2018-06-27 11:47:47 / June 27, 2018 @ 11:47 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 162.68 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 130.5105° East, latitude 31.7871° North, depth = 162.68 km. Id of earthquake: us2000fw17. Event ids that are associated: us2000fw17. The temblor was reported at 20:47:47 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tsuma, Miyazaki-shi, Nichinan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Yatsushiro (c. 104 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Satsumasendai (c. 73 100 pop).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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