A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Nago in Japan on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 63.99 km, 128.039° East, 26.6753° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/12/15 / 2015-12-13 23:20:03 / December 13, 2015 @ 11:20 pm. Unique identifier: us100047wr. Ids that are associated to the event: us100047wr. The temblor was reported at 08:20:03 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.99 km (40 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itoman, Tomigusuku, Naha-shi (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km NNE of Nago, Japan.
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