A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Nishinoomote in Japan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 130.7878 East, latitude 30.3414 North, depth = 6.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.51 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 19:38:12 / May 25, 2020 @ 7:38 pm. The temblor was picked up at 04:38:12 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70009q5j. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009q5j.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nishinoomote (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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