A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Nago in Japan. Event id: us1000e7lz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e7lz. Exact location of event, longitude 128.2367 East, latitude 26.7001 North, depth = 31.37 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/18 / 2018-05-10 23:34:59 / May 10, 2018 @ 11:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.37 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:34:59 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter).
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 Itoman, Tomigusuku, Naha-shi. Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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