A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km SE of ?funato, Japan (65 miles) on Friday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:42:02 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000aau3. Unique identifier: us6000aau3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.5267 East, latitude 38.3585 North, depth = 61.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 17:42:02 / June 12, 2020 @ 5:42 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.71 km (38 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 105 km SE of ?funato, Japan.
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