A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Miyazaki-shi in Japan on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.27 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003j8n. Unique identifier: us70003j8n. The temblor was reported at 20:40:36 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/19 / 2019-05-10 11:40:36 / May 10, 2019 @ 11:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35.27 km, 131.8657° East, 31.756° North.
The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kobayashi (c. 39 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tsuma (c. 34 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Takanabe (c. 22 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nobeoka, Kobayashi, Sueyoshichō-ninokata (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 45 km ESE of Miyazaki-shi, Japan.
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