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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Hasaki in Japan



Earthquake location 35.6075S, 141.0312WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 141.0312° East, latitude 35.6075° North, depth = 9.36 km. Unique identifier: us10006qdg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006qdg. The temblor was reported at 16:35:53 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/16 / 2016-09-17 07:35:53 / September 17, 2016 @ 7:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.36 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abiko, Funabashi, Ishioka. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Abiko (c. 131 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km SE of Hasaki, 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 141.0312° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6075° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SE of Hasaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-17 07:35:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-17 07:55:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 314 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 0.923 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 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 mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10006qdg Id of event.
Event Code 10006qdg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006qdg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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