A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kaseda in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i7h0. Unique identifier: us2000i7h0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:06:55 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/11/18 / 2018-11-06 14:06:55 / November 6, 2018 @ 2:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 130.2859° East, 31.3472° North, depth 153.47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 153.47 km (95 miles).
The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Satsumasendai (c. 73 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kokubu-matsuki (c. 57 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hamanoichi (c. 39 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Izumi (c. 39 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nishinoomote, Kushima, Ōkuchi.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km SSW of Kaseda, Japan.
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