A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 115 km WNW of Naha-shi, Japan (71 miles). Exact location of event, depth 103.53 km, 126.649° East, 26.6883° North. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:55:50 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.53 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70008rei. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008rei. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/20 / 2020-04-08 05:55:50 / April 8, 2020 @ 5:55 am.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
Did you feel the quake?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 115 km WNW of Naha-shi, Japan.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.