A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Nishinoomote in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005m46. Id of event: us70005m46. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 42.98 km, 131.1283° East, 30.5573° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 00:41:06 / September 27, 2019 @ 12:41 am. The temblor was picked up at 09:41:06 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.98 km (27 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Kanoya (c. 82 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ibusuki (c. 29 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kanoya, Ibusuki, Nishinoomote (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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