A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us7000c9s4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c9s4. Exact location of event, longitude 144.4853 East, latitude 22.1585 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 22:08:44 / October 28, 2020 @ 10:08 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:08:44 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Volcano Islands, Japan region. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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