A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 10:00:12 / July 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am. The temblor was reported at 10:00:12 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 143.0168 East, latitude 24.2947 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000aszp. Event ids that are associated: us7000aszp. 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 quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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