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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Togane in Japan

Earthquake location 35.5798S, 140.3568WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Togane in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.3568 East, latitude 35.5798 North, depth = 54.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:51:01 / 9:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.86 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/07/16 / 2016-07-24 00:51:01 / July 24, 2016 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20006h5x. Event ids that are associated: us20006h5x.

The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hiratsuka, Fussa, Oyama. Nearby 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. 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 six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NNW of Togane, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.3568° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5798° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NNW of Togane, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-24 00:51:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-24 01:16:07 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 312 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 0.663 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 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 us20006h5x Id of event.
Event Code 20006h5x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006h5x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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