A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67 km (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.7761° East, 24.1646° North, depth 67 km. Unique identifier: us2000h88r. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h88r. The temblor was picked up at 16:45:03 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 16:45:03 / August 26, 2018 @ 4:45 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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