A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 05:02:10 / December 19, 2020 @ 5:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000csby. Unique identifier: us7000csby. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 141.6995° East, latitude 32.0268° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 05:02:10 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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