A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Makurazaki in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 130.4515 East, latitude 31.238 North, depth = 161.34 km. Id of earthquake: us70005evz. Event ids that are associated: us70005evz. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:05:42 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 161.34 km (100 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 16:05:42 / September 11, 2019 @ 4:05 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Izumi, Ōkuchi, Akune (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Satsumasendai (c. 73 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kokubu-matsuki (c. 57 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hamanoichi (c. 39 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km ESE of Makurazaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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