A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 144.7982° East, 22.667° North, depth 34.87 km. Event id: us7000cqan. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 01:09:56 / December 8, 2020 @ 1:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:09:56 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.87 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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