A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Ofunato in Japan on Saturday. Unique identifier: us70005vwn. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005vwn. Exact location, longitude 142.2498° East, latitude 38.6259° North, depth = 33.57 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 09:08:46 / October 19, 2019 @ 9:08 am. The temblor was reported at 18:08:46 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.57 km (21 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tōno, Wakuya, Yamada. Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Tōno (c. 26 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Wakuya (c. 18 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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