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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Tateyama in Japan

Earthquake location 34.5269S, 140.0154WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Tateyama in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007bhh. Unique identifier: us10007bhh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 100.46 km (62 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 140.0154° East, 34.5269° North, depth 100.46 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:45:19 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 18:45:19 / November 22, 2016 @ 6:45 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Kamakura (c. 166 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kisarazu (c. 122 500 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Kimitsu (c. 92 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Itō (c. 71 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Zushi (c. 60 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mobara, Shimoda, Itō.

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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 52 km SSE of Tateyama, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.0154° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.5269° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 100.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km SSE of Tateyama, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-22 18:45:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-22 23:09:00 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 2.7 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 370 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 1.418 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us10007bhh Id of event.
Event Code 10007bhh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007bhh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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