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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 hits Japan's Izu Islands
Hindustan Times | 24/03/2023 09:41 AM | Click to read full article
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on the Richter Scale struck Izu Islands, Japan on Friday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported. The Izu Islands is a group of volcanic islands stretching south and east from Japan's Izu Peninsula. The earthquake occurred at 00:06:45 (UTC 05:30) and hit Izu Islands, Japan on Friday, at a depth of 28.2 km, the USGS informed. The earthquake's epicenter was 29.988°N and 141.876°E, respectively.