A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.1452 East, latitude 29.9555 North, depth = 10.25 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.25 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:11:38 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000dvnv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dvnv. Global time and date of event 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 17:11:38 / April 6, 2018 @ 5:11 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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