A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km WNW of Naha-shi, Japan (72 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.6762 East, latitude 26.7483 North, depth = 106.92 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.92 km (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:11:34 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us700090bh. Ids that are associated to the event: us700090bh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/04/20 / 2020-04-20 08:11:34 / April 20, 2020 @ 8:11 am.
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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