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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Hasaki in Japan



Earthquake location 35.7758S, 140.7556WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.7 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 140.7556 East, latitude 35.7758 North, depth = 29.7 km. Unique identifier: us100072p4. Ids that are associated to the event: us100072p4. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:54:24 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 01:54:24 / October 24, 2016 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Koshigaya (c. 317 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kawaguchi, Kasukabe, Sakai. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 8 km NW of Hasaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.7556° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7758° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NW 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 2016-10-24 01:54:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-02 23:58:14 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 298 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 0.645 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 203 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 us100072p4 Id of event.
Event Code 100072p4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100072p4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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