A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Haebaru in Japan on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 12:45:57 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/07/19 / 2019-07-30 03:45:57 / July 30, 2019 @ 3:45 am. Exact location, longitude 128.3811° East, latitude 25.9135° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60004x8z. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004x8z. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nago, Ishikawa, Naha-shi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km SE of Haebaru, Japan.
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