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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Yonakuni in Japan

Earthquake location 24.3136S, 122.3486WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 122.3486° East, 24.3136° North, depth 63.63 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 12:52:48 / June 29, 2020 @ 12:52 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aeb6. Unique identifier: us7000aeb6. The epicenter was at a depth of 63.63 km (40 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:52:48 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian, Yilan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km WSW of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.3486° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.3136° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68 km WSW of Yonakuni, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-29 12:52:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-29 14:01:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.623 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000aeb6 Id of event.
Event Code 7000aeb6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aeb6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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