A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Haebaru in Japan on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, 128.4025° East, 26.1001° North, depth 13.82 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 19:04:30 / July 12, 2017 @ 7:04 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:04:30 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009vry. Event ids that are associated: us20009vry. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.82 km (9 miles).
Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itoman, Naha-shi, Tomigusuku (min 5000 pop). Close 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 59 km ESE of Haebaru, Japan.
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