A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 19:28:09 / June 15, 2020 @ 7:28 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:28:09 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000aey1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000aey1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.56 East, latitude 24.8033 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishigaki. Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 67 km ENE of Yonakuni, Japan.
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