A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:33:54 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006x0y. Id of event: us70006x0y. Exact location of event, longitude 142.7221 East, latitude 30.9941 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 09:33:54 / December 21, 2019 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Izu Islands, Japan region.
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