A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (mg/mb) has striked on Friday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Yamada in Japan. The temblor was reported at 01:16:58 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 50.35 km (31 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-18 03:16:58 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 142.6412 East, latitude 39.2457 North, depth 50.35 km.
Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Tōno (c. 26 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tōno, Ōfunato, Miyako.
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