A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 141.9572 East, latitude 31.0463 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70009g3p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009g3p. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 00:46:49 / May 8, 2020 @ 12:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:46:49 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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