A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Kushima in Japan on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 50.43 km, 131.4426° East, 31.0406° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/19 / 2019-04-22 22:49:32 / April 22, 2019 @ 10:49 pm. Event id: us70003ah1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003ah1. The temblor was detected at 07:49:32 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). 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 50.43 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ibusuki (c. 29 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kushima (c. 22 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sueyoshichō-ninokata (c. 20 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tarumizu (c. 19 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tarumizu, Miyakonojō, Sueyoshichō-ninokata.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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