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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Nanao in Japan



Earthquake location 37.9832S, 135.7481WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 149 km NW of Nanao, Japan (93 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:51:30 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 347.21 km (216 miles). Global time and date of event 10/11/16 / 2016-11-10 23:51:30 / November 10, 2016 @ 11:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 135.7481 East, latitude 37.9832 North, depth = 347.21 km. Event id: us100078tu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100078tu.

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

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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 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: 149 km NW of Nanao, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 135.7481° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9832° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 347.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 149km NW of Nanao, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-10 23:51:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-29 02:53:22 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 246 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 1.982 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us100078tu Id of event.
Event Code 100078tu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100078tu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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