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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 23 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan

Earthquake location 35.844S, 141.0613WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 23:09:27 / November 19, 2016 @ 11:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.14 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007dmw. Unique identifier: us10007dmw. The temblor was picked up at 08:09:27 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 141.0613° East, latitude 35.844° North, depth = 43.14 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ōhara, Shiroi, Chiba. Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 23 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.0613° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.844° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km ENE of Hasaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-19 23:09:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-18 06:51:03 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 2.032 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10007dmw Id of event.
Event Code 10007dmw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007dmw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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