A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Saiki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009npy. Event ids that are associated: us20009npy. Exact location, longitude 132.0165° East, latitude 32.8615° North, depth = 51.17 km. The temblor was reported at 23:27:41 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.17 km (32 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 14:27:41 / June 20, 2017 @ 2:27 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Beppu (c. 125 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Tsurusaki (c. 77 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Uwajima (c. 59 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Saiki (c. 49 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ōzu (c. 38 800 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōzu, Tsuma, Takanabe.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SE of Saiki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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