A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 133 km WNW of Naha-shi, Japan (83 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:31:37 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 86.79 km (54 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.3939° East, 26.527° North, depth 86.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/19 / 2019-04-24 10:31:37 / April 24, 2019 @ 10:31 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003gad. Unique identifier: us70003gad.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 133 km WNW of Naha-shi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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