A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 57 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan (35 miles). Exact location of event, depth 18.87 km, 123.3038° East, 24.9086° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:06:35 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 17:06:35 / June 12, 2020 @ 5:06 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ae9b. Id of event: us6000ae9b. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.87 km (12 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 57 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan.
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