The following is an earthquake alert issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Day and Time: Oct. 16, 2023, 7:42 p.m.
Epicenter: Off Miyako Island, Okinawa Prefecture. N 25.1, E 125.6
Depth: 40 kilometers
Preliminary magnitude: 6.0
Seismic intensity scale: 4 out of maximum 7
Note: No tsunami warning issued.