A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Ishigaki in Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.35 km (16 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:51:47 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 06:51:47 / June 10, 2017 @ 6:51 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20009mxu. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009mxu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.6276 East, latitude 23.9189 North, depth = 26.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishigaki. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 71 km SW of Ishigaki, Japan.
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