A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 19:29:17 / May 28, 2017 @ 7:29 pm. Event id: us20009j8a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009j8a. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 122.6632° East, 24.9365° North. The temblor was picked up at 03:29:17 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter).
Close 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). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km NNW of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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