A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 47 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan (29 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000abzg. Unique identifier: us6000abzg. The temblor was picked up at 03:01:21 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 03:01:21 / June 15, 2020 @ 3:01 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.1853 East, latitude 24.8619 North, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 47 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan.
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