A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 141.9483° East, 30.9551° North, depth 18.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:35:40 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 01:35:40 / March 5, 2017 @ 1:35 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.97 km (12 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088nn. Id of event: us100088nn.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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