A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 29 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.37 km (113 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.5452 East, latitude 24.6043 North, depth = 182.37 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008mnw. Unique identifier: us70008mnw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 16:26:35 / March 30, 2020 @ 4:26 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:26:35 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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