A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Event id: us7000cg3a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cg3a. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.98 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 40.98 km, 142.4577° East, 25.4195° North. Global time and date of event 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 11:55:18 / November 17, 2020 @ 11:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:55:18 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: Volcano Islands, Japan region.
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