A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Miyazaki-shi in Japan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003j46. Unique identifier: us70003j46. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/19 / 2019-05-09 23:48:42 / May 9, 2019 @ 11:48 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.97 km (15 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 131.8029° East, 31.8039° North, depth 23.97 km. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:48:42 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 121 km (75 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kokubu-matsuki (c. 57 900 pop), 128 km (79 miles) from Saiki (c. 49 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 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 Saiki, Ibusuki, Kagoshima-shi.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 37 km ESE of Miyazaki-shi, Japan.
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