A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000bds7. Event ids that are associated: us6000bds7. The temblor was picked up at 01:35:30 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 141.968° East, latitude 30.6646° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 01:35:30 / August 13, 2020 @ 1:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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