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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 29 km N of Shinshiro, Japan



Earthquake location 35.1689S, 137.5142WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Shinshiro in Japan. Exact location, longitude 137.5142° East, latitude 35.1689° North, depth = 44.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:00:26 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 01:00:26 / April 25, 2016 @ 1:00 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.79 km (28 miles). Unique identifier: us20005lh9. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005lh9.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Komono, Tarui, Suzuka.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 29 km N of Shinshiro, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 137.5142° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.1689° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km N of Shinshiro, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-25 01:00:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-25 01:22:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 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 298 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 0.436 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us20005lh9 Id of event.
Event Code 20005lh9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005lh9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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