A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 165 km WNW of Naha-shi, Japan (103 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:20:33 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60009caf. Event ids that are associated: us60009caf. Exact location of event, longitude 126.2476 East, latitude 26.9599 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 17:20:33 / April 25, 2020 @ 5:20 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 165 km WNW of Naha-shi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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