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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Mombetsu in Japan

Earthquake location 44.4474S, 143.7782WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (mg/mb) was reported Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Mombetsu in Japan. The temblor was reported at 11:51:30 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 45.13 km (28 miles). Global time of event 14/05/15 / 2015-05-14 01:51:30 / May 14, 2015 @ 1:51 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 143.7782 East, latitude 44.4474 North, depth 45.13 km, unique identifier, us10002bj3. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002bj3,.

Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Kitami (c. 113 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Abashiri (c. 42 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mombetsu (c. 26 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bihoro (c. 23 000 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bihoro, Kitami, Abashiri.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 143.7782° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.4474° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km ENE of Mombetsu, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-14 01:51:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-08 22:08:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 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 284 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 0.912 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 us10002bj3 Id of event.
Event Code 10002bj3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002bj3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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