A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Takanabe in Japan on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us70006br0. Event ids that are associated: us70006br0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 131.9012 East, latitude 31.9924 North, depth = 46.64 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:02:26 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.64 km (29 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/19 / 2019-11-22 16:02:26 / November 22, 2019 @ 4:02 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shibushi, Sueyoshichō-ninokata, Kobayashi (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kobayashi (c. 39 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Tsuma (c. 34 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Takanabe (c. 22 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 40 km ESE of Takanabe, Japan.
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