A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Ishikawa in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 83.58 km, 127.2897° East, 26.8735° North. Event id: us7000c6b9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c6b9. The temblor was reported at 18:38:22 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 18:38:22 / October 21, 2020 @ 6:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 83.58 km (52 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itoman, Tomigusuku, Katsuren-haebaru (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km NW of Ishikawa, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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