A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 20:05:30 / December 17, 2019 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:05:30 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006ssy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006ssy. Exact location, longitude 142.2626° East, latitude 30.6811° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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