A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 283 km SSE of Ishigaki, Japan (176 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 01:03:37 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 01:03:37 / May 23, 2020 @ 1:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.6814 East, latitude 22.208 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1uc. Unique identifier: us6000a1uc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 283 km SSE of Ishigaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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