A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/16 / 2016-10-06 10:23:00 / October 6, 2016 @ 10:23 am. Unique identifier: us20007cbm. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007cbm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:23:00 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.2554 East, latitude 30.4963 North, depth = 10 km. 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 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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