A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Kyushu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Kyushu, Japan. Event id: us6000dfsx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfsx. The temblor was picked up at 03:39:29 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 03:39:29 / February 9, 2021 @ 3:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 130.9845° East, 30.0916° North, depth 35 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nishinoomote.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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