A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Haebaru in Japan on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us1000hei0. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hei0. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:11:53 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 128.4415° East, 25.8226° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 21:11:53 / October 16, 2018 @ 9:11 pm UTC/GMT. 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 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishikawa, Naha-shi, Chatan. Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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