A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Hoko in South Korea. Unique identifier: us2000bnrs. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bnrs. The temblor was reported at 14:29:32 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 05:29:32 / November 15, 2017 @ 5:29 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 129.2695° East, 36.0645° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Busan, Changwon, Sangju. Nearby country/countries, South Korea (c. 48 423 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 109 km (68 miles) from Busan (c. 3 678 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Daegu (c. 2 566 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ulsan (c. 962 900 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Changwon (c. 550 000 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Pohang (c. 500 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Kimhae (c. 356 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gumi (c. 291 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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