A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 21:36:08 / May 12, 2020 @ 9:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:36:08 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 106.35 km (66 miles). Exact location, longitude 140.9747° East, latitude 29.9901° North, depth = 106.35 km. Id of earthquake: us70009kvg. Event ids that are associated: us70009kvg.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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