A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 122.608 East, latitude 24.8812 North, depth = 10.86 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 19:27:13 / May 28, 2017 @ 7:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vxd. Id of event: us10008vxd. The temblor was detected at 03:27:13 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.86 km (7 miles).
Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Keelung, Yilan (min 5000 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 60 km NW of Yonakuni, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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