A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km N of Yonakuni, Japan (60 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 189.7 km (118 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.906 East, latitude 25.3407 North, depth = 189.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:07:00 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009n69. Unique identifier: us70009n69. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:07:00 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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