A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Takedamachi in Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 101.44 km (63 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 131.3859 East, latitude 32.7588 North, depth = 101.44 km. Unique identifier: us6000b8sg. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b8sg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 20:16:24 / July 28, 2020 @ 8:16 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:16:24 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tanushimarumachi-toyoki, Ōmuta, Bungo-Takada-shi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Kumamoto (c. 680 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ōmuta (c. 132 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Beppu (c. 125 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yatsushiro (c. 104 300 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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