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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Anan in Japan



Earthquake location 33.4984S, 134.5788WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Anan in Japan on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 134.5788° East, 33.4984° North, depth 27.27 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 18:19:30 / February 7, 2017 @ 6:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 27.27 km (17 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:19:30 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008i9r. Id of event: us20008i9r.

The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Tokushima-shi (c. 267 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tanabe (c. 69 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Narutochō-mitsuishi (c. 64 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Anan (c. 55 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kainan (c. 43 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Komatsushimachō (c. 42 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ikedachō, Kainan, Fukura. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km S of Anan, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 134.5788° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.4984° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km S of Anan, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-07 18:19:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-07 19:47:05 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 284 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 0.63 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us20008i9r Id of event.
Event Code 20008i9r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008i9r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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