A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Nago in Japan. Unique identifier: us10005gk6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005gk6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 127.9072° East, latitude 26.8828° North, depth = 12.54 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:43:32 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.54 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/16 / 2016-05-03 13:43:32 / May 3, 2016 @ 1:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itoman, Tomigusuku, Naha-shi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km NNW of Nago, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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