A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Nishinoomote in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k7dg. Unique identifier: us2000k7dg. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/03/19 / 2019-03-29 20:55:42 / March 29, 2019 @ 8:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.75 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 131.0231 East, latitude 30.6148 North, depth = 26.75 km. The temblor was reported at 05:55:42 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tarumizu, Kushima, Makurazaki (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ibusuki (c. 29 700 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Makurazaki (c. 25 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Kushima (c. 22 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Tarumizu (c. 19 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Shibushi (c. 18 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop).
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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km S of Nishinoomote, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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