A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was reported 205 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan (127 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 458.5 km (285 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 140.1479 East, latitude 27.1508 North, depth = 458.5 km. The 6.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:25:37 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Chichi-shima in Japan (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 08:25:37 / April 18, 2020 @ 8:25 am. All ids that are associated to the event: at00q8z62q, us70008z89, pt20109000. Unique identifier: us70008z89.
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 205 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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