A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Haebaru in Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 22:31:55 / November 1, 2016 @ 10:31 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:31:55 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 128.4349 East, latitude 25.7713 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us100073kr. Event ids that are associated: us100073kr.
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nago, Ishikawa, Naha-shi.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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: 84 km SE of Haebaru, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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