A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Friday. Exact location, longitude 122.5895° East, latitude 24.8449° North, depth = 104 km. Id of earthquake: us70009n5u. Event ids that are associated: us70009n5u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 03:51:28 / May 15, 2020 @ 3:51 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 104 km (65 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:51:28 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Keelung, Yilan. Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 59 km NW of Yonakuni, Japan.
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