A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Honmachi in Japan on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000dj6k. Event ids that are associated: us7000dj6k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 00:22:18 / March 14, 2021 @ 12:22 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.5883 East, latitude 32.5732 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:22:18 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hamanoichi, Kokubu-matsuki, Tsukawaki (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Nagasaki-shi (c. 410 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Yatsushiro (c. 104 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Isahaya (c. 97 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km N of Honmachi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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