A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.57 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 8.57 km, 122.5938° East, 24.641° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009km7. Id of event: us20009km7. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 13:24:46 / June 4, 2017 @ 1:24 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:24:46 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yilan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 45 km WNW of Yonakuni, Japan.
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