A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 61 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan (38 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 123.309 East, latitude 24.9457 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:08:33 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 12:08:33 / June 15, 2020 @ 12:08 pm. Event id: us6000ac6k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ac6k.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 fourteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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