A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Nago in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 127.7949° East, 26.8411° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:15:55 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/07/19 / 2019-07-21 21:15:55 / July 21, 2019 @ 9:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004q7r. Id of event: us70004q7r. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Itoman, Tomigusuku, Naha-shi. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km NNW of Nago, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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