A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cqar. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cqar. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 03:02:45 / December 8, 2020 @ 3:02 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:02:45 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 144.7909 East, latitude 22.6243 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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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