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Light earthquake 4 mag, 11 km NE of Tobetsu, Japan

Earthquake location 43.2835S, 141.6182WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (mg/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tobetsu in Japan. The temblor was reported at 05:29:26 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 178.91 km (111 miles). Global time of event 07/05/15 / 2015-05-07 20:29:26 / May 7, 2015 @ 8:29 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 141.6182 East, latitude 43.2835 North, depth 178.91 km, unique identifier, us20002djy.

Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shiraoi, Asahikawa, Rumoi.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.6182° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.2835° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 178.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NE of Tobetsu, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-07 20:29:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-07 21:07:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 246 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.458 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20002djy Id of event.
Event Code 20002djy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002djy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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