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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Namie in Japan

Earthquake location 37.2342S, 141.3592WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Namie in Japan. The temblor was detected at 07:27:36 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10007drs. Event ids that are associated: us10007drs. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 22:27:36 / November 21, 2016 @ 10:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.3592 East, latitude 37.2342 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nihommatsu, Motomiya, Kōriyama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Nihommatsu (c. 36 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 42 km SE of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.3592° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km SE of Namie, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-21 22:27:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-07 04:35:21 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 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 0.778 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 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 us10007drs Id of event.
Event Code 10007drs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007drs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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