A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Yamada in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 12:43:59 / September 16, 2019 @ 12:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:43:59 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 47.7 km, 142.6479° East, 39.4512° North. Id of earthquake: us70005h0t. Event ids that are associated: us70005h0t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.7 km (30 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Tōno (c. 26 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ōtsuchi (c. 16 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tōno, Ōfunato, Kamaishi.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 60 km E of Yamada, Japan.
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