A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Sungjibaegam in North Korea. The temblor was reported at 17:29:17 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 129.0524° East, 41.3116° North, depth 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 08:29:17 / September 23, 2017 @ 8:29 am. Id of earthquake: us2000ati7. Event ids that are associated: us2000ati7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, North Korea (c. 22 912 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chongjin, Hyesan-si, Hyesan-dong (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Chongjin (c. 327 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hyesan-si (c. 192 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hyesan-dong (c. 97 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kilju (c. 63 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kyŏngsŏng (c. 35 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Nanam (c. 34 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 22 km ENE of Sungjibaegam, North Korea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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