A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 173 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (107 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.93 km (27 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:17:56 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.4976 East, latitude 33.9301 North, depth = 43.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 21:17:56 / June 27, 2020 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000ad7w. Event ids that are associated: us7000ad7w.
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen 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.
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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. 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: 173 km SE of Katsuura, Japan.
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