A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Nago in Japan. Id of earthquake: us10003k15. Event ids that are associated: us10003k15. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.48 km (23 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 15:51:19 / October 3, 2015 @ 3:51 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 128.2186° East, 26.4314° North, depth 36.48 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:51:19 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itoman, Tomigusuku, Naha-shi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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