A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 87.97 km (55 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 123.4706 East, latitude 24.8457 North, depth = 87.97 km. Id of earthquake: us600061y4. Event ids that are associated: us600061y4. The temblor was picked up at 03:09:55 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 19:09:55 / October 23, 2019 @ 7:09 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishigaki (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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