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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 59 km SSE of Hasaki, Japan



Earthquake location 35.2686S, 141.1647WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.54 km (18 miles). Event id: us10004euv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004euv. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 09:53:05 / January 10, 2016 @ 9:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 141.1647° East, latitude 35.2686° North, depth = 29.54 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:53:05 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itako, Katori-shi, Sawara (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 59 km SSE of Hasaki, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.1647° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.2686° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59km SSE of Hasaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-10 09:53:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-22 13:57:40 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 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 1.244 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 us10004euv Id of event.
Event Code 10004euv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004euv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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