A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Thursday. Unique identifier: us6000aebh. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000aebh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:43:18 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 123.3424 East, latitude 24.9442 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 16:43:18 / June 18, 2020 @ 4:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishigaki (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 106 km (66 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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