A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 10:22:50 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 01:22:50 / May 8, 2020 @ 1:22 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.8304° East, 30.9704° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us70009g3i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009g3i. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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.
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