A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Monday. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:52:48 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008ing. Id of event: us70008ing. 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 27.08 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 123.4698 East, latitude 23.9932 North, depth = 27.08 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 15:52:48 / March 30, 2020 @ 3:52 pm.
The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishigaki (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km SE of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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