A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000d09x. Event ids that are associated: us7000d09x. 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: 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 02:16:21 / January 5, 2021 @ 2:16 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:16:21 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 141.2047° East, 32.394° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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