A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000gep6. Event ids that are associated: us1000gep6. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:49:07 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 18:49:07 / August 16, 2018 @ 6:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 144.0087 East, latitude 23.4422 North, depth = 10 km. 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.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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