A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km NE of Yonakuni, Japan (37 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 13:35:51 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.324 East, latitude 24.9105 North, depth = 9.92 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 13:35:51 / June 16, 2020 @ 1:35 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.92 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ah77. Id of event: us6000ah77.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km NE of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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