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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Honshu in Japan



Earthquake location 37.4436S, 142.116WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 18:26:33 / April 7, 2016 @ 6:26 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20005g6q. Event ids that are associated: us20005g6q. Exact location of event, longitude 142.116 East, latitude 37.4436 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:26:33 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.116° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4436° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place off the east coast of Honshu, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-07 18:26:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-07 19:25:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 259 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 1.135 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200 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 us20005g6q Id of event.
Event Code 20005g6q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005g6q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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