A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Nichinan in Japan. Unique identifier: us70003j6g. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003j6g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:53:47 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 131.7856 East, latitude 31.3957 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/19 / 2019-05-10 04:53:47 / May 10, 2019 @ 4:53 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kanoya, Tsuma, Takanabe (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tsuma (c. 34 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Takanabe (c. 22 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kushima (c. 22 100 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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