A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 08:33:09 / August 19, 2018 @ 8:33 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 144.1136° East, 23.7602° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gius. Id of event: us1000gius. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:33:09 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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