A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 275 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan (171 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:33:04 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 03:33:04 / June 24, 2020 @ 3:33 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000afqd. Unique identifier: us7000afqd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.6513 East, latitude 32.9217 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 275 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan.
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