A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Bonin Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 10:31:42 / October 17, 2020 @ 10:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.8485° East, 28.1937° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:31:42 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cbbu. Unique identifier: us6000cbbu.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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