A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. Global time and date of event 24/07/15 / 2015-07-24 09:07:06 / July 24, 2015 @ 9:07 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:07:06 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 122.581 East, latitude 24.8031 North, depth = 12.13 km. Id of earthquake: us20002zsv. Event ids that are associated: us20002zsv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.13 km (8 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Keelung, Yilan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 56 km NW of Yonakuni, Japan.
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