A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 06:09:00 / August 19, 2018 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 145.0232° East, 23.5491° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:09:00 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gipv. Unique identifier: us1000gipv. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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