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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 28 km WSW of Tanabe, Japan



Earthquake location 33.6208S, 135.0929WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Tanabe in Japan on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006jwc. Unique identifier: us10006jwc. The temblor was detected at 15:03:17 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 06:03:17 / September 3, 2016 @ 6:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.58 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 135.0929 East, latitude 33.6208 North, depth = 35.58 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kaizuka, Muroto-misakicho, Hashimoto (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Minato (c. 375 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Wakayama-shi (c. 351 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Tokushima-shi (c. 267 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kaizuka (c. 92 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Tanabe (c. 69 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Narutochō-mitsuishi (c. 64 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Hashimoto (c. 57 100 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km WSW of Tanabe, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 135.0929° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.6208° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km WSW of Tanabe, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-03 06:03:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-03 06:26:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 1.02 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us10006jwc Id of event.
Event Code 10006jwc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006jwc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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