A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Nishinoomote in Japan. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:49:22 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 17:49:22 / June 10, 2019 @ 5:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600040sv. Id of event: us600040sv. Exact location of event, depth 19.85 km, 131.2569° East, 30.6096° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.85 km (12 miles).
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Ibusuki (c. 29 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop). 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 Ibusuki, Nishinoomote.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km ESE of Nishinoomote, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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