A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.83 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:05:35 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 09:05:35 / August 18, 2020 @ 9:05 am. Event id: us6000bgft. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bgft. Exact location of earthquake, 141.4572° East, 30.8485° North, depth 40.83 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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