A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Ungsang-nodongjagu in North Korea on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 22:05:37 / July 15, 2019 @ 10:05 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:05:37 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 130.9379° East, 42.0169° North, depth 567 km. Unique identifier: us60004uut. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004uut. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 567 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, North Korea (c. 22 912 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aoji-ri, Najin, Sŏnbong (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Najin (c. 66 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Aoji-ri (c. 34 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sŏnbong (c. 27 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ungsang-nodongjagu (c. 8 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nearby.
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