A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Koksan in North Korea. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009eep. Unique identifier: us70009eep. Exact location of event, longitude 127.036 East, latitude 38.7468 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:45:05 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 10:45:05 / May 11, 2020 @ 10:45 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, North Korea (c. 22 912 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sinmak, Kowŏn-ŭp, T’ongch’ŏn-ŭp (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Wŏnsan (c. 329 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Anbyŏn-ŭp (c. 31 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Kosan (c. 24 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kowŏn-ŭp (c. 21 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Hoeyang (c. 21 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from T’ongch’ŏn-ŭp (c. 20 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km E of Koksan, North Korea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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