A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Tarumizu in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098pn. Id of event: us100098pn. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 02:56:36 / July 11, 2017 @ 2:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, 130.6004° East, 31.387° North, depth 16.69 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.69 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:56:36 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Satsumasendai (c. 73 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kokubu-matsuki (c. 57 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ushibuka, Miyazaki-shi, Minamata (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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