A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Sukumo in Japan. Id of earthquake: us70003jzi. Event ids that are associated: us70003jzi. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/19 / 2019-05-12 06:07:45 / May 12, 2019 @ 6:07 am. Exact location of earthquake, 132.3158° East, 32.7046° North, depth 36.34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.34 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:07:45 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Beppu (c. 125 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tsurusaki (c. 77 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Uwajima (c. 59 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Saiki (c. 49 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ōzu (c. 38 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Takanabe, Beppu, Ōzu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 46 km WSW of Sukumo, Japan.
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