A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Bonin Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Unique identifier: us7000be5g. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000be5g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 423.96 km (263 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:15:12 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 139.8721° East, latitude 28.1747° North, depth = 423.96 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 02:15:12 / August 28, 2020 @ 2:15 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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.
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