A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:44:50 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d59d. Event ids that are associated: us1000d59d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 06:44:50 / March 8, 2018 @ 6:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 141.4927° East, latitude 30.0743° 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 five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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