A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 272 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan (169 miles). Unique identifier: us600043t3. Ids that are associated to the event: us600043t3. Exact location, longitude 143.6718° East, latitude 23.5698° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 17:58:44 / June 20, 2019 @ 5:58 pm. 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). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:58:44 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 272 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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