A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Tomigusuku in Japan on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 02:16:52 / September 7, 2016 @ 2:16 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10006mkz. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006mkz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.78 km (43 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.8502° East, 26.2735° North, depth 68.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:16:52 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chatan (c. 27 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Ishikawa (c. 22 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishikawa, Okinawa, Chatan.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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