A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported southwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from southwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/12/20 / 2020-12-11 09:48:40 / December 11, 2020 @ 9:48 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:48:40 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.18 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.291 East, latitude 24.2265 North, depth = 23.18 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cq77. Id of event: us7000cq77.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hirara (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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