A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Kyushu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Kyushu, Japan. Id of earthquake: us7000as7e. Event ids that are associated: us7000as7e. The temblor was detected at 08:54:25 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.76 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 28.76 km, 131.0915° East, 30.1393° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 08:54:25 / July 21, 2020 @ 8:54 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nishinoomote. The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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