An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 7.2 has been recorded near Kumamoto-shi, Japan on 15 April 2016 16:25:11. The earthquake epicenter was located at precisely 5km ENE of Kumamoto-shi, Japan and at a depth of approximately 10 km. A provisional tsunami alert have been issued for the region following this earthquake. Other details about the earthquake were not immediately available, and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. We will update this report as soon as we have more information.
Below is a map showing the location of the earthquake and additional information pertaining to the exact location of the epicenter.
Magnitude: 7.2Location: 5km ENE of Kumamoto-shi, JapanTime in GMT: 15 April 2016 16:25:11Latitude of Epicenter: 32.8Longitude of Epicenter: 130.8Depth: 10 km