A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.97 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 128.97 km, 143.8612° East, 22.1809° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:51:49 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddfb. Id of event: us6000ddfb. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 15:51:49 / January 31, 2021 @ 3:51 pm.
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 fifty-five 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.
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