A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 104.71 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 11:46:40 / October 20, 2020 @ 11:46 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000cc5r. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cc5r. Exact location of event, longitude 143.5068 East, latitude 22.5169 North, depth = 104.71 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:46:40 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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