A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Saiki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 132.216 East, latitude 32.6157 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:30:36 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000aakx. Event ids that are associated: us6000aakx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 11:30:36 / June 12, 2020 @ 11:30 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tsurusaki (c. 77 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Uwajima (c. 59 000 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Saiki (c. 49 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Usuki (c. 35 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Nakamura (c. 34 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tsuma, Ōita, Takanabe (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 47 km SE of Saiki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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