A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 113 km W of Naha-shi, Japan (70 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 17:17:21 / August 9, 2019 @ 5:17 pm. Unique identifier: us600052yk. Ids that are associated to the event: us600052yk. The temblor was picked up at 01:17:21 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5503 East, latitude 26.3386 North, depth = 67.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 67.36 km (42 miles).
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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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