A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.63 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004ylg. Id of event: us20004ylg. The temblor was reported at 04:45:40 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 20:45:40 / February 7, 2016 @ 8:45 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 123.4745 East, latitude 24.2903 North, depth = 46.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishigaki. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km ESE of Yonakuni, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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