A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 185 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (115 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.601 East, latitude 33.8568 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 12:56:54 / June 30, 2020 @ 12:56 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000af2j. Id of event: us7000af2j. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:56:54 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 185 km SE of Katsuura, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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