A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 09:01:56 / September 20, 2017 @ 9:01 am. Exact location, longitude 141.0335° East, latitude 30.5728° North, depth = 51.74 km. 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 51.74 km (32 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:01:56 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000arig. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arig.
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 one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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