A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kyonju in South Korea on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 02:53:53 / September 21, 2016 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10006ra4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ra4. Exact location of earthquake, 129.2058° East, 35.732° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:53:53 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (44 miles) from Busan (c. 3 678 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Daegu (c. 2 566 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ulsan (c. 962 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Changwon (c. 550 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Pohang (c. 500 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kimhae (c. 356 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naesŏ, Kunwi, Cheongsong gun. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, South Korea (c. 48 423 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 12 km S of Kyonju, South Korea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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