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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Izu Islands, Japan region



Earthquake location 30.1033S, 138.8535WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 138.8535° East, 30.1033° North, depth 417.57 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 417.57 km (259 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 09:10:03 / January 25, 2017 @ 9:10 am. Id of earthquake: us20008inn. Event ids that are associated: us20008inn. The temblor was reported at 18:10:03 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Izu Islands, Japan region.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 138.8535° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 30.1033° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 417.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Izu Islands, Japan region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-25 09:10:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-23 09:33:02 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 3.109 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us20008inn Id of event.
Event Code 20008inn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008inn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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