A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 387.46 km (241 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000597f. Id of event: us7000597f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 139.3901 East, latitude 29.9411 North, depth = 387.46 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:39:58 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/08/19 / 2019-08-22 12:39:58 / August 22, 2019 @ 12:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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