A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Haebaru in Japan on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.77 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:21:09 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 4.77 km, 128.7039° East, 26.0056° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 17:21:09 / April 22, 2020 @ 5:21 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us700091vf. Unique identifier: us700091vf.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Katsuren-haebaru (c. 34 200 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Chatan (c. 27 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Ishikawa (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishikawa, Chatan, Nago (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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