A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 150 km W of Naha-shi, Japan (93 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:16:00 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.89 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10004qyh. Event ids that are associated: us10004qyh. Exact location of event, longitude 126.2022 East, latitude 26.4525 North, depth = 104.89 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/16 / 2016-02-19 02:16:00 / February 19, 2016 @ 2:16 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 150 km W of Naha-shi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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