A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Takanabe in Japan on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 04:39:22 / May 13, 2020 @ 4:39 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:39:22 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009ll2. Unique identifier: us70009ll2. Exact location, longitude 131.7221° East, latitude 31.9744° North, depth = 35 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shibushi, Sueyoshichō-ninokata, Kushima (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kobayashi (c. 39 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Tsuma (c. 34 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 27 km SE of Takanabe, Japan.
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