A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5za. Id of event: us6000d5za. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 03:23:07 / January 6, 2021 @ 3:23 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.6297 East, latitude 32.539 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:23:07 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter).
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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