A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 04:29:23 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cm05. Unique identifier: us7000cm05. Global time and date of event 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 04:29:23 / December 2, 2020 @ 4:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 142.4397° East, latitude 25.4267° North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). 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. 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 six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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