A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Haebaru in Japan on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 08:35:12 / June 2, 2017 @ 8:35 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.24 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 128.5817° East, 26.231° North, depth 10.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:35:12 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009j6y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009j6y.
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Itoman, Tomigusuku, Naha-shi (min 5000 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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