A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 140.8328° East, latitude 30.2021° North, depth = 78.25 km. Unique identifier: us10004ft5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004ft5. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:16:52 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.25 km (49 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 07:16:52 / January 20, 2016 @ 7:16 am.
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 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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