A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Nago in Japan. Id of earthquake: us70008ej4. Event ids that are associated: us70008ej4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 13:57:28 / March 23, 2020 @ 1:57 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 128.7586° East, 26.517° North, depth 17.57 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:57:28 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.57 km (11 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 97 km (61 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Katsuren-haebaru (c. 34 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Chatan (c. 27 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ishikawa (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chatan, Okinawa, Ishikawa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km E of Nago, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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