A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 138.8535° East, 30.1033° North, depth 417.57 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 417.57 km (259 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 09:10:03 / January 25, 2017 @ 9:10 am. Id of earthquake: us20008inn. Event ids that are associated: us20008inn. The temblor was reported at 18:10:03 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Izu Islands, Japan region.
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