Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 102 km east of Naha, Japan, on Wednesday, 22 April 2020 at 17:21 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
22 Apr 17:34 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 14 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.03°N / 128.68°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwo-Tori-shima (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Katsuren-haebaru (Uruma) (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ESE of Gushikawa (pop: 65,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ESE of Okinawa (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SE of Nago (pop: 59,600) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Ginowan (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ESE of Chatan (Nakagami District) (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ESE of Ishikawa (Uruma) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) E of Itoman (pop: 57,200) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) E of Naha (pop: 300,800) --> See nearby quakes!
1501 km (933 mi) SW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SE of Okinawa Island (pop: 1,301,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Adaka-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||10 km||Ryukyu Islands, Japan||GFZ|
|M 4.9||10 km||Ryukyu Islands, Japan||BMKG|
|M 4.8||10 km||Ryukyu Islands, Japan||EMSC|
|M 4.8||20 km||84km ESE of Haebaru, Japan||USGS|
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