A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.07 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 142.6808 East, latitude 30.5894 North, depth = 27.07 km. Unique identifier: us10006r70. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006r70. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 20:06:32 / September 20, 2016 @ 8:06 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:06:32 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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