A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 435.34 km (271 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000bgfc. Event ids that are associated: us7000bgfc. Exact location of event, longitude 139.1429 East, latitude 29.9748 North, depth = 435.34 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 04:07:45 / August 27, 2020 @ 4:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:07:45 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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