A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Miyazaki-shi in Japan. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:07:38 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 131.6023° East, latitude 31.7567° North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us70003j4s. Event ids that are associated: us70003j4s. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/19 / 2019-05-10 00:07:38 / May 10, 2019 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kagoshima-shi, Ōkuchi, Hitoyoshi (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kokubu-matsuki (c. 57 900 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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