A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 141.5342° East, 32.5664° North, depth 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000c2jn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c2jn. The temblor was reported at 17:18:02 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 17:18:02 / September 23, 2020 @ 5:18 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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