A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Ishigaki in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 123.6206 East, latitude 24.068 North, depth = 22.81 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.81 km (14 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:00:31 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000abde. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000abde. Global time and date of event 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 17:00:31 / June 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishigaki. Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 62 km WSW of Ishigaki, Japan.
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