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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Yonakuni in Japan

Earthquake location 24.85S, 123.2149WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.2149° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.85° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-16 13:34:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-16 15:17:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.423 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000acue Id of event.
Event Code 6000acue An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000acue, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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