A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 458 km (285 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/04/17 / 2017-04-06 21:52:28 / April 6, 2017 @ 9:52 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:52:28 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008gxx. Event ids that are associated: us10008gxx. Exact location of event, depth 458 km, 138.2854° East, 30.5244° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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