A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ishigaki in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 124.1784° East, 24.2048° North. The temblor was reported at 11:39:47 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 03:39:47 / March 29, 2020 @ 3:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008i36. Unique identifier: us70008i36. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishigaki (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km S of Ishigaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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