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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Naze in Japan



Earthquake location 29.1339S, 130.5396WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 133 km NE of Naze, Japan (83 miles). 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: us100078uq. Unique identifier: us100078uq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 13:51:55 / November 16, 2016 @ 1:51 pm. Exact location, longitude 130.5396° East, latitude 29.1339° North, depth = 10.42 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.42 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:51:55 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter).

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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 133 km NE of Naze, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 130.5396° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.1339° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 133km NE of Naze, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-16 13:51:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-16 14:10:38 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 326 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 2.368 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us100078uq Id of event.
Event Code 100078uq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100078uq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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