A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:19:05 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 18:19:05 / August 17, 2020 @ 6:19 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bige. Unique identifier: us6000bige. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 142.4005° East, latitude 29.4816° North, depth = 10 km.
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: Izu Islands, Japan region.
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