A earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) strikes 150 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan (93 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Chichi-shima in Japan (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:25:39 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 485 km (301 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: at00q8z62q. Event ids that are associated: pt20109000, at00q8z62q. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 08:25:39 / April 18, 2020 @ 8:25 am. Exact location of event, depth 485 km, 140.7° East, 27.2° North.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 135 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. 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: 150 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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