A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. Unique identifier: us6000aejr. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000aejr. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 00:26:35 / June 19, 2020 @ 12:26 am. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:26:35 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 123.3054° East, latitude 24.9167° North, depth = 8.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.21 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 107 km (67 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishigaki (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 58 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan.
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