A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007nn0. Unique identifier: us10007nn0. 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 391.24 km (243 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.4511 East, latitude 29.3961 North, depth = 391.24 km. The temblor was reported at 10:53:22 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/16 / 2016-12-30 01:53:22 / December 30, 2016 @ 1:53 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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