A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Naha-shi in Japan on Saturday. Global time and date of event 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 15:30:16 / April 27, 2019 @ 3:30 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003czy. Unique identifier: us70003czy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 127.1833° East, latitude 26.5025° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:30:16 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nago, Katsuren-haebaru, Gushikawa. Nearby 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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