A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Takanabe in Japan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.26 km (24 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/19 / 2019-03-27 06:38:06 / March 27, 2019 @ 6:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude 132.1102 East, latitude 32.2031 North, depth = 39.26 km. Event id: us1000jm9y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jm9y. The temblor was detected at 15:38:06 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kobayashi, Takedamachi, Usuki (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Saiki (c. 49 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Kobayashi (c. 39 700 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Usuki (c. 35 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tsuma (c. 34 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 58 km E of Takanabe, Japan.
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