A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us6000cq57. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cq57. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 23:21:31 / November 18, 2020 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:21:31 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 142.0006 East, latitude 31.7335 North, depth = 10 km. 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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