A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 07:39:41 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 22:39:41 / June 21, 2017 @ 10:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 140.7244° East, 30.1922° North, depth 25.64 km. Unique identifier: us20009q2i. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009q2i. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.64 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every 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. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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