A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kyonju in South Korea. Event id: us10006qtm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006qtm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:33:58 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 129.1707° East, 35.7436° North, depth 13.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.43 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 11:33:58 / September 19, 2016 @ 11:33 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Busan (c. 3 678 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Daegu (c. 2 566 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ulsan (c. 962 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Changwon (c. 550 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Pohang (c. 500 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kimhae (c. 356 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Gumi (c. 291 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jenzan, Gumi, Naesŏ. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, South Korea (c. 48 423 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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