A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Bonin Islands, Japan region (0 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 442.45 km (275 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 139.5453 East, latitude 28.538 North, depth = 442.45 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 22:41:06 / May 13, 2020 @ 10:41 pm. Id of earthquake: us70009fnn. Event ids that are associated: us70009fnn. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:41:06 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Bonin Islands, Japan region.
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