A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Ishigaki in Japan. The temblor was picked up at 12:52:25 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 12:52:25 / July 24, 2020 @ 12:52 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b66y. Unique identifier: us6000b66y. The epicenter was at a depth of 123.8 km (77 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 123.9337° East, 24.979° North, depth 123.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishigaki.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km NNW of Ishigaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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