A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Miyako in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.6373 East, latitude 40.2374 North, depth = 14.54 km. Event id: us20009llz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009llz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 19:34:12 / June 9, 2017 @ 7:34 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:34:12 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.54 km (9 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miyako (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km NE of Miyako, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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