A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Bonin Islands, Japan region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:28:47 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000ak09. Event ids that are associated: us7000ak09. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 12:28:47 / July 8, 2020 @ 12:28 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 389.95 km (242 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 140.2105 East, latitude 27.0749 North, depth = 389.95 km.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Bonin Islands, Japan region.
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