A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Nobeoka in Japan on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 14:12:02 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008qdk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008qdk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.34 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 132.091° East, latitude 32.5775° North, depth = 42.34 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 05:12:02 / April 7, 2020 @ 5:12 am.
Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Beppu (c. 125 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tsurusaki (c. 77 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Uwajima (c. 59 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Saiki (c. 49 100 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miyazaki-shi, Beppu, Kihoku-chō (min 5000 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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