A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Makurazaki in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 130.3196 East, latitude 31.0926 North, depth = 162.41 km. Unique identifier: us600084d3. Ids that are associated to the event: us600084d3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 162.41 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 00:22:29 / February 26, 2020 @ 12:22 am. The temblor was detected at 09:22:29 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sueyoshichō-ninokata, Shibushi, Kokubu-matsuki. Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Satsumasendai (c. 73 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kokubu-matsuki (c. 57 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hamanoichi (c. 39 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ibusuki (c. 29 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km S of Makurazaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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