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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Chichi-shima in Japan

Earthquake location 26.6018S, 141.9212WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 60 km SSW of Chichi-shima, Japan (37 miles). Global time and date of event 08/10/16 / 2016-10-08 23:24:45 / October 8, 2016 @ 11:24 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:24:45 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 58.01 km (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.9212 East, latitude 26.6018 North, depth = 58.01 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007e3p. Id of event: us20007e3p.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 60 km SSW of Chichi-shima, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.9212° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.6018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km SSW of Chichi-shima, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-08 23:24:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-05 03:12:51 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 284 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 0.545 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 155 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 us20007e3p Id of event.
Event Code 20007e3p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007e3p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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