A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. The temblor was picked up at 19:05:38 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 122.4227 East, latitude 24.3504 North, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 11:05:38 / September 21, 2019 @ 11:05 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us70005mkl. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005mkl.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yilan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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