A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 39.83 km, 141.5465° East, 32.8791° North. Event id: us100085ze. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100085ze. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.83 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:55:09 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 14:55:09 / February 20, 2017 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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