A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us100086ub. Event ids that are associated: us100086ub. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 17:46:58 / March 3, 2017 @ 5:46 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:46:58 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 28.31 km (18 miles). Exact location, longitude 141.8316° East, latitude 30.779° North, depth = 28.31 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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