Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes close to Naha, Japan
Sat, 14 Nov 2020, 23:17
23:17 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.6 quake 123 km WNW of Naha, Japan, 15 Nov 7.57 am (GMT +9)
A intermediate magnitude 4.6 earthquake was reported within the morning close to town of Naha, Japan.
In response to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Sunday 15 November 2020 at 7.57 am native time at an intermediate depth of 100 km. The energy of the earthquake could have been tempered by its relative nice depth beneath the floor, which makes it really feel weaker in absolute phrases. The precise magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake could be revised throughout the subsequent few hours or minutes as seismologists assessment knowledge and refine their calculations, or as different businesses difficulty their report.
A second report was later issued by the German Analysis Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), which listed it as a magnitude 4.7 earthquake.
Cities or cities close to the epicenter the place the quake may need been felt as very weak shaking embrace Naha (pop. 300,800) positioned 123 km from the epicenter, and Tomigusuku (pop. 55,700) 124 km away.
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Date & time: Sat, 14 Nov 22:57 UTC
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.79°N / 126.61°E
Major knowledge supply: EMSC