A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Miyakonojo in Japan on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 64.63 km, 131.0627° East, 31.8256° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64.63 km (40 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us600042tm. Unique identifier: us600042tm. Global time and date of event 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 02:35:56 / June 19, 2019 @ 2:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:35:56 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yatsushiro, Kaseda-shirakame, Akune (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Kagoshima-shi (c. 555 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yatsushiro (c. 104 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Satsumasendai (c. 73 100 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 10 km N of Miyakonojo, Japan.
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