A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Katsuren-haebaru in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 06:11:43 / January 3, 2021 @ 6:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.5092 East, latitude 25.817 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d80t. Id of event: us6000d80t. The temblor was reported at 06:11:43 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishikawa, Naha-shi, Tomigusuku. The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Katsuren-haebaru (c. 34 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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