Earthquake Info: Light Mag. 3.9 Earthquake – East China Sea, 12 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan on Sunday, September 11, 2022 at 8:46 p.m. (GMT +9)

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Chatan (15.8 km E of the epicentre) [Map] / slight shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal rocking (lateral) / 2-5 s : Heard a strange noise which could have been cracks forming in the concrete of our apartment. Then I felt some very strong shaking that moved objects on tables

Yomitan Okinawa (18 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / Simple lateral shaking / 1-2 s : Was lying in bed and started hearing what sounded like thunder. Then the house shook for a few seconds and then stopped. (reported via our app)

Camp Lester, Okinawa (16.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Mild Agitation (MMI IV) : Our family (both members downstairs and upstairs) felt the ground shake. Our TV swayed, doors slammed.

Yomitan (16.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / slight shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal rocking (lateral) / 2-5 s : First, it sounded like a low rumble, similar to a loud car subwoofer. Then, a sudden and powerful shaking was felt throughout the building. I was on the third floor of a three story building. Several of us came out of our rooms to see if anyone else was f

Yomitan-son Okinawa (17.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Slight Shake (MMI IV) / 2-5 sec : The loud rumble first, then the shake, pots and pans moved and it lasted long enough for us to pop up off the couch, then it was over.

Chatan, Okinawa (16.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / Slight shaking (MMI IV) / rattle, vibration / 2-5 s : Lying on a sofa in front of the TV. I heard a rumble and assumed it was thunder, but the walls shook and the house shook for a few seconds. I heard it first

City of Okinawa (23 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibration / 5-10 s : I heard a low rumble, then I felt the earth and the house shake with vibration and move from side to side.

Okinawa (21.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / slight shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibration / 5-10 s : Bed shaking (almost like a passing train) Mirrors and wall hangings were shaking Ceiling lights were swaying

Yomitan, Okinawa (18.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Mild Agitation (MMI IV) : We were playing a board game in our living room, on the second floor of a 4 story building. Felt a jolt

Okinawa (17 km E of epicenter) [Map] / slight shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal rocking (lateral) / 2-5 s : On the couch, the whole house swayed a little. A single loose item fell off a shelf. The cats spooked seconds before the hand. Could hear a dull roar building up before the jolt.

Gushikawa, Uruma Shi (26 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / slight shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal rocking (lateral) / 2-5 s : Shook me in a sideways motion as he sat on the couch. It woke up my son because his bed was shaking.

Chatan, Okinawa, Japan (15.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / slight shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal rocking (lateral) / 10-15 s : I was sitting up in bed and felt a sudden jolt and heard creaking, then the building moved for about 10-15 seconds.

Okinawa Japan (18.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal swing (lateral) / 5-10 s : Felta was shaking from side to side as if on a boat while walking around the house could hear a rumble and could see objects in the house shaking

Okinawa Coty (21.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Low Shake (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 sec : Deep cracking noise followed by a downward jerk | One user found this interesting.

Okinawa ja (15.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / Slight shaking (MMI IV) / rattle, vibration / 2-5 s : I heard a loud noise then felt the house shake | One user found this interesting.

Oko (11.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Mild Agitation (MMI IV) : The building I’m in shook and rumbled a little | One user found this interesting.

okinawa (36 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal swing (lateral) / 2-5 s : I felt the whole building shake. | One user found this interesting.

Gushikawa, Uruma Shi (26.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / slight shaking (MMI IV) / clicking, vibration / 1-2 s : The sofa moved in all directions and shook | One user found this interesting.

Chatan, Nakagami, Okinawa (20.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Mild Agitation (MMI IV) : Rumbling noises, then a slight jolt. | One user found this interesting.

Port of Chatan / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / Simple lateral shaking / 5-10 s : I live on the 10th floor of the apt building, I heard and felt a quick shiver in the building followed by swaying for about 10 seconds. no damage and nothing came out of the shelves or cupboards

Naha / Light shaking (MMI IV) / Simple lateral shaking / 2-5 s : Felt like the room was going sideways which was quite a feat for such a thick stone…A group of us left our apartments to check we felt it

2nd floor of the hotel / Low shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibration / 20-30 s : I was sitting in my chair playing Xbox and felt like a semi truck was driving by very close. Nothing crazy, the cabinet door that was open rattled a bit.

chatan / slight shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal rocking (lateral) / 5-10 s : I heard a loud noise outside before the earthquake started. There was a strong, slow sideways movement for about 10 seconds.

Kitanakagusuku / slight shaking (MMI IV) / vertical and horizontal rocking / 20-30 s : I was in bed on the 2nd floor of my house (mostly a concrete structure), first I heard a rumble like a big truck passing, then it escalated. It felt like my bed was moving up and down, but also moving side to side. My flat screen tv swayed forward

Chatan, Okinawa / slight shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibration / 5-10 s : Light jolt, woke me up. But I’m on the 6th floor of a skyscraper and rarely experience earthquakes unless they’re 4.0 or higher when I’m here as opposed to working on the ground floor.

Sunabe / Low shake (MMI III) / Single side shake / 1-2 s : I felt an immediate jolt which shook all the objects in the house for about 1-2 seconds. We are on the third floor of a building and felt the building shake.

Okinawan chatan / slight shaking (MMI IV) / vertical and horizontal rocking / 5-10 s : Noise, rumble of the building, noise of kitchen utensils, lounge chair swinging, plants swaying on the patio…a little more than light but nothing fell or came off the walls

Kadena Air Base, Okinawa / Slight shaking (MMI IV) / rattle, vibration / 2-5 s : We were just watching TV and we both felt it, our dogs started freaking out. I’m not going to lie, I thought there was a gas line explosion or something.

Yomitan / Slight shaking (MMI IV) / rattle, vibration / 2-5 s : I was sitting in the living room and the sofa was shaking like a car had hit the house and shook my sofa a lot

Okinawa City / Slight shaking (MMI IV) / rattle, vibration / 2-5 s : I heard the rumble before the jolt | One user found this interesting.

Camp Courtney Uruma Japan (28 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Mild Agitation (MMI IV) : The furniture completely shook

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