A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Bonin Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 19:17:03 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000at7g. Event ids that are associated: us7000at7g. Global time and date of event 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 19:17:03 / July 15, 2020 @ 7:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.4796° East, 28.5386° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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