A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tanabe in Japan on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.38 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 135.4412° East, latitude 33.806° North, depth = 40.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:48:01 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 02:48:01 / November 19, 2016 @ 2:48 am. Unique identifier: us10007ace. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007ace.
Epicenter of the event was 99 km (61 miles) from Ōsaka-shi (c. 2 592 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Kobe (c. 1 528 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Nishinomiya-hama (c. 468 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Amagasaki (c. 442 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Minato (c. 375 300 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Nara-shi (c. 367 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nabari, Suita, Kamojimachō-jōgejima.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km NE of Tanabe, Japan.
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