A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.1224 East, latitude 30.5076 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 16:21:16 / September 20, 2016 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006r42. Event ids that are associated: us10006r42. The temblor was reported at 01:21:16 / 1:21 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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