A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:48:45 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003u5b. Event ids that are associated: us70003u5b. Exact location, longitude 143.0576° East, latitude 29.9893° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 14:48:45 / June 1, 2019 @ 2:48 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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