A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Sukumo in Japan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:50:11 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 132.3153 East, latitude 32.6227 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70003n95. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003n95. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 14:50:11 / May 19, 2019 @ 2:50 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōita, Takanabe, Takedamachi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tsurusaki (c. 77 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Uwajima (c. 59 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Saiki (c. 49 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Usuki (c. 35 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Nakamura (c. 34 600 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 six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 52 km SW of Sukumo, Japan.
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