A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 41 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan (25 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:31:56 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.1367 East, latitude 24.8212 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 12:31:56 / June 16, 2020 @ 12:31 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000actm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000actm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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