A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Naze in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 129.5492 East, latitude 27.8533 North, depth = 32.97 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:45:47 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009kmn. Event ids that are associated: us70009kmn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.97 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 09:45:47 / May 19, 2020 @ 9:45 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naze (min 5000 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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