A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 144.052° East, 22.7694° North, depth 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 18:20:26 / August 19, 2020 @ 6:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:20:26 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bd4c. Event ids that are associated: us7000bd4c.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: Volcano Islands, Japan region.
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