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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Namie in Japan



Earthquake location 37.4176S, 141.5227WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Namie in Japan. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:26:28 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35.09 km, 141.5227° East, 37.4176° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/17 / 2017-01-13 20:26:28 / January 13, 2017 @ 8:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.09 km (22 miles). Event id: us10007vte. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vte.

The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Marumori (c. 16 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watari, Kakuda, Marumori (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 46 km E of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.5227° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4176° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km E 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 2017-01-13 20:26:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-10 22:41:56 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 0.735 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 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 us10007vte Id of event.
Event Code 10007vte An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007vte, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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