A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 144 km NE of Miyako, Japan (89 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.3042 East, latitude 40.4191 North, depth = 12.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.24 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:18:20 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/19 / 2019-04-11 08:18:20 / April 11, 2019 @ 8:18 am. Unique identifier: us700034d3. Ids that are associated to the event: us700034d3.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 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: 144 km NE of Miyako, Japan.
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