A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 12:16:32 / March 23, 2018 @ 12:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000d7z2. Event ids that are associated: us1000d7z2. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:16:32 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 142.5412° East, latitude 30.0463° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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