Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 191 km SE of Katsuura, Japan


A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 191 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (119 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000ael6. Event ids that are associated: us7000ael6. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:37:10 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.04 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 17.04 km, 141.732° East, 33.877° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 19:37:10 / June 29, 2020 @ 7:37 pm UTC/GMT.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 191 km SE of Katsuura, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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