A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Songnim in North Korea. The temblor was picked up at 15:19:51 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/19 / 2019-06-27 06:19:51 / June 27, 2019 @ 6:19 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 125.6715° East, 38.8556° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us700045sm. Event ids that are associated: us700045sm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Koksan, Anju, Changyŏn. The epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Pyongyang (c. 3 222 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Namp’o (c. 455 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Sariwŏn (c. 310 100 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Songnim (c. 152 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from P’yŏngsŏng (c. 100 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Chaeryŏng-ŭp (c. 53 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, North Korea (c. 22 912 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 11 km NNE of Songnim, North Korea.
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