A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 171 km SE of Ishigaki, Japan (106 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.45 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 125.3148° East, 23.2264° North, depth 23.45 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 13:50:05 / June 1, 2017 @ 1:50 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008x2k. Unique identifier: us10008x2k. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:50:05 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 171 km SE of Ishigaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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