A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan (29 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 16.37 km, 123.2149° East, 24.85° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 13:34:14 / June 16, 2020 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000acue. Id of event: us6000acue. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.37 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:34:14 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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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