A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Kyonju in South Korea. Exact location, longitude 129.0961° East, latitude 35.7574° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 10:44:33 / September 12, 2016 @ 10:44 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:44:33 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006p12. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006p12. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Busan (c. 3 678 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Daegu (c. 2 566 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ulsan (c. 962 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Changwon (c. 550 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Pohang (c. 500 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kimhae (c. 356 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Gumi (c. 291 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, South Korea (c. 48 423 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gimcheon, Andong, Jenzan (min 5000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 14 km SW of Kyonju, South Korea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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