A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 17:14:58 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 142.2998° East, 30.2338° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000a9q8. Event ids that are associated: us2000a9q8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 08:14:58 / August 19, 2017 @ 8:14 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen 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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