A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006pjb. Id of event: us10006pjb. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 18:19:37 / September 14, 2016 @ 6:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.72 km (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.8846 East, latitude 30.0022 North, depth = 92.72 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:19:37 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days four 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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