A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us6000c1j8. Event ids that are associated: us6000c1j8. The temblor was picked up at 06:23:46 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.87 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 06:23:46 / September 26, 2020 @ 6:23 am. Exact location, longitude 123.3845° East, latitude 23.8236° North, depth = 15.87 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishigaki.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km SSE of Yonakuni, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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