A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us700058ua. Event ids that are associated: us700058ua. Exact location of earthquake, 142.6938° East, 31.234° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:56:36 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/19 / 2019-08-21 11:56:36 / August 21, 2019 @ 11:56 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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