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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Yonakuni in Japan

Earthquake location 24.0125S, 122.671WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 60 km SSW of Yonakuni, Japan (37 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.3 km (23 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000n8bp. Event ids that are associated: us6000n8bp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:14:57 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.671 East, latitude 24.0125 North, depth = 36.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/06/24 / 2024-06-12 14:14:57 / June 12, 2024 @ 2:14 pm UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 60 km SSW of Yonakuni, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.671° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.0125° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60 km SSW of Yonakuni, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-12 14:14:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-11 10:09:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.549 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000n8bp Id of event.
Event Code 6000n8bp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n8bp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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