A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Haebaru in Japan on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 19:15:28 / March 6, 2020 @ 7:15 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 128.1365° East, 26.3148° North. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:15:28 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008c73. Unique identifier: us60008c73.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itoman, Tomigusuku, Naha-shi. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 26 km E of Haebaru, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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