A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 85 km NE of Yonakuni, Japan (53 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.547 East, latitude 25.0563 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:48:18 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 09:48:18 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:48 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cc1w. Id of event: us6000cc1w.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 85 km NE of Yonakuni, Japan.
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