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



Earthquake location 41.4621S, 143.6937WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 146 km SE of Shizunai, Japan (91 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.6937 East, latitude 41.4621 North, depth = 36.54 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006n33. Unique identifier: us10006n33. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 13:25:41 / September 5, 2016 @ 1:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:25:41 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.54 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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

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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: 146 km SE of Shizunai, 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 143.6937° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.4621° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 146km SE of Shizunai, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-05 13:25:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-28 18:35:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 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 2.096 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 us10006n33 Id of event.
Event Code 10006n33 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006n33, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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