A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ibusuki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 114.46 km, 130.6534° East, 31.1739° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.46 km (71 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 08:45:34 / October 26, 2018 @ 8:45 am. Event id: us1000hhgn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hhgn. The temblor was reported at 17:45:34 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Satsumasendai (c. 73 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kokubu-matsuki (c. 57 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kobayashi (c. 39 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kobayashi, Nichinan, Satsumasendai (min 5000 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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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