A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Takanabe in Japan on Friday. Id of earthquake: us70006bhb. Event ids that are associated: us70006bhb. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.68 km (26 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:05:09 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/11/19 / 2019-11-22 09:05:09 / November 22, 2019 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 131.9174° East, 31.9798° North, depth 41.68 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kobayashi (c. 39 700 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Tsuma (c. 34 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Takanabe (c. 22 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shibushi, Sueyoshichō-ninokata, Kobayashi (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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