A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Nichinan in Japan on Saturday. Event id: us60004w21. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004w21. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.53 km (21 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:11:50 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 131.8717 East, latitude 31.6726 North, depth = 34.53 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/19 / 2019-07-26 17:11:50 / July 26, 2019 @ 5:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kobayashi, Sueyoshichō-ninokata, Miyakonojō (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kobayashi (c. 39 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tsuma (c. 34 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Takanabe (c. 22 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kushima (c. 22 100 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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