A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Kyushu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Kyushu, Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/18 / 2018-11-20 19:09:48 / November 20, 2018 @ 7:09 pm. The temblor was reported at 19:09:48 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hujf. Unique identifier: us1000hujf. Exact location of earthquake, 130.0648° East, 30.4111° North, depth 118.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 118.3 km (74 miles).
Event epicenter was 107 km (67 miles) from Ibusuki (c. 29 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Makurazaki (c. 25 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ibusuki, Makurazaki, Nishinoomote (min 5000 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 four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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