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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 13 km SE of Odawara, Japan

Earthquake location 35.1806S, 139.2728WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Odawara in Japan. Unique identifier: us10004f9n. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004f9n. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.2728 East, latitude 35.1806 North, depth = 143.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:56:47 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 143.43 km (89 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 00:56:47 / January 18, 2016 @ 12:56 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kashiwa, Ogawa, Mobara (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km SE of Odawara, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.2728° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.1806° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 143.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SE of Odawara, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-18 00:56:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-18 01:13:08 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 326 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 1.026 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us10004f9n Id of event.
Event Code 10004f9n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004f9n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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