A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 44 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan (27 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.2168 East, latitude 24.811 North, depth = 24.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.14 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 16:42:16 / June 18, 2020 @ 4:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:42:16 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aeb3. Id of event: us6000aeb3.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 44 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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