A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 09:42:16 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hbaa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hbaa. Exact location, longitude 142.2818° East, latitude 29.8659° North, depth = 10.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 00:42:16 / September 9, 2018 @ 12:42 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.85 km (7 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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