A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Bonin Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us6000bgci. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bgci. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:03:23 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.8693 East, latitude 28.0492 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 02:03:23 / August 18, 2020 @ 2:03 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-three 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.
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