A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 429.65 km (267 miles). Exact location of event, depth 429.65 km, 138.7757° East, 30.3144° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:42:23 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 03:42:23 / December 31, 2020 @ 3:42 am. Unique identifier: us6000d4h8. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4h8.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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