A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Bonin Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 384.56 km, 140.2167° East, 27.2979° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 04:40:08 / August 25, 2020 @ 4:40 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 384.56 km (239 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:40:08 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bcfl. Event ids that are associated: us7000bcfl.
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. 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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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