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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Mikuni in Japan

Earthquake location 36.4183S, 136.1703WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Mikuni in Japan on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003gv8. Id of event: us20003gv8. Global time and date of event 06/09/15 / 2015-09-06 02:04:28 / September 6, 2015 @ 2:04 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.61 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 136.1703 East, latitude 36.4183 North, depth = 8.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:04:28 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Kanazawa-shi (c. 458 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Fukui-shi (c. 248 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Takaoka (c. 170 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Komatsu (c. 109 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Takefu (c. 75 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tsuruga (c. 68 500 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nishishinminato, Yatsuomachi-higashikumisaka, Himi (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km N of Mikuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 136.1703° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4183° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km N of Mikuni, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-06 02:04:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-24 22:26:15 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 1.257 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us20003gv8 Id of event.
Event Code 20003gv8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003gv8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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