Moderate 4.6 quake hits near Yonakuni, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa, Japan

Tue, 25 May 2021, 02:34
02:34 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.6 quake 25 May 11:08 am (GMT +9)
4.6 quake 25 May 11:08 am (GMT +9)
A magnitude 4.6 earthquake near Yonakuni, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa, Japan, was reported only 24 minutes ago by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Tuesday 25 May 2021 at 11:08 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Yonakuni (pop. 1,700) located 1 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
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Earthquake data:
ΈΝΙΩΣΑ ΑΥΤΌ ΤΟ ΣΕΙΣΜΌ

Ημερομηνία & time: 25 May 11:08 am (GMT +9) local time (25 May 2021 02:08 GMT)
Μέγεθος: 4.6
Βάθος: 10.0 km
Επίκεντρο γεωγραφικό πλάτος / γεωγραφικό μήκος: 24.46°N / 123.01°E (Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa, Japan)
Κύρια πηγή δεδομένων: BMKG

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