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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Misawa in Japan

Earthquake location 40.9299S, 141.1735WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Misawa in Japan on Friday. Unique identifier: us200066e2. Ids that are associated to the event: us200066e2. The temblor was reported at 12:14:58 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 96.26 km, 141.1735° East, 40.9299° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.26 km (60 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/16 / 2016-06-24 03:14:58 / June 24, 2016 @ 3:14 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 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 Ōdate, Hanawa, Ichinohe.

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

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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: 31 km NNW of Misawa, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.1735° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.9299° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km NNW of Misawa, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-24 03:14:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-23 23:17:28 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 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 0.162 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 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 us200066e2 Id of event.
Event Code 200066e2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200066e2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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