A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ishigaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:38:58 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 03:38:58 / March 29, 2020 @ 3:38 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70008i3a. Event ids that are associated: us70008i3a. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 124.1335° East, 24.0857° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishigaki. Epicenter of the event was 29 km (18 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km S of Ishigaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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