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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Hitachi in Japan



Earthquake location 36.5652S, 140.5361WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (mg/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Hitachi in Japan. The temblor was reported at 22:45:11 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 43.42 km (27 miles). Global time of event 13/05/15 / 2015-05-13 13:45:11 / May 13, 2015 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 140.5361 East, latitude 36.5652 North, depth 43.42 km, unique identifier, us100028tt.

Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Asahi, Kashiwa, Sugito.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.5361° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5652° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WSW of Hitachi, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-13 13:45:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-13 21:22:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 22 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.7 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 306 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 0.434 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us100028tt Id of event.
Event Code 100028tt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100028tt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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