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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 14 km NNW of Maebaru, Japan



Earthquake location 33.6695S, 130.1248WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Maebaru in Japan on Friday. Exact location, longitude 130.1248° East, latitude 33.6695° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100079rs. Id of event: us100079rs. The temblor was detected at 10:19:05 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 01:19:05 / November 18, 2016 @ 1:19 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yamaga, Shiida, Hita (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Fukuoka-shi (c. 1 392 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kitakyūshū (c. 997 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Shimonoseki (c. 245 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kurume (c. 238 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sasebo (c. 237 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Saga-shi (c. 165 200 pop).

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-five 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 quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km NNW of Maebaru, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 130.1248° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.6695° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NNW of Maebaru, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-18 01:19:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-18 01:43:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 259 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 0.831 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us100079rs Id of event.
Event Code 100079rs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100079rs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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