A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Ofunato in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/19 / 2019-07-10 20:19:15 / July 10, 2019 @ 8:19 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004h8c. Id of event: us70004h8c. The temblor was picked up at 05:19:15 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 142.1158° East, latitude 38.8695° North, depth = 39.24 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.24 km (24 miles).
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wakuya, Yamoto, Mizusawa.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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