A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 21:15:05 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/19 / 2019-01-19 13:15:05 / January 19, 2019 @ 1:15 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000jbzw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jbzw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.56 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 122.4815° East, 23.9825° North, depth 40.56 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hualian (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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