A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Friday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:24:52 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600052un. Event ids that are associated: us600052un. Global time and date of event 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 02:24:52 / August 2, 2019 @ 2:24 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.649° East, 30.2107° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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