A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Muko in Japan. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:30:07 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 366.2 km, 135.6608° East, 34.999° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us600040sy. Ids that are associated to the event: us600040sy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 366.2 km (228 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 19:30:07 / June 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ōsaka-shi (c. 2 592 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kobe (c. 1 528 500 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Kyoto (c. 1 459 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Himeji (c. 481 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Nishinomiya-hama (c. 468 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Himeji, Shirahamachō-usazakiminami, Iwade (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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