A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Ishikawa in Japan on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/19 / 2019-07-23 00:32:54 / July 23, 2019 @ 12:32 am. Event id: us60004y1j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004y1j. The temblor was reported at 08:32:54 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.26 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.3006 East, latitude 26.859 North, depth = 115.26 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itoman, Tomigusuku, Katsuren-haebaru (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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