A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Nago in Japan on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 128.6612° East, 26.4102° North, depth 28.37 km. The temblor was reported at 05:25:52 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 20:25:52 / November 6, 2016 @ 8:25 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.37 km (18 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100075wa. Unique identifier: us100075wa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itoman, Tomigusuku, Naha-shi. Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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