A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan (43 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 22:15:08 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bdgs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bdgs. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 138.73 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 22:15:08 / August 26, 2020 @ 10:15 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.2343 East, latitude 25.0658 North, depth = 138.73 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 70 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan.
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