A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Anan in Japan. Event id: us1000jeji. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jeji. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:48:49 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.57 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 134.8579 East, latitude 33.8295 North, depth = 33.57 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 04:48:49 / March 13, 2019 @ 4:48 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nishinomiya-hama, Shirahamachō-usazakiminami, Gose (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Kobe (c. 1 528 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Nishinomiya-hama (c. 468 900 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Minato (c. 375 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wakayama-shi (c. 351 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Takamatsu-shi (c. 334 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Akashi (c. 297 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km ESE of Anan, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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