A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:33:02 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 144.5162 East, latitude 22.5709 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cqzs. Event ids that are associated: us7000cqzs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 01:33:02 / December 9, 2020 @ 1:33 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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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