A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Izu 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). Event id: us1000jcry. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jcry. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/19 / 2019-03-09 03:07:01 / March 9, 2019 @ 3:07 am. The temblor was picked up at 12:07:01 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.1753 East, latitude 30.4907 North, depth = 10 km.
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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Izu Islands, Japan region. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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