A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 420.92 km (262 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:49:47 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70006w8s. Event ids that are associated: us70006w8s. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.6162 East, latitude 30.2496 North, depth = 420.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 07:49:47 / January 8, 2020 @ 7:49 am.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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