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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 83 km ENE of Namie, Japan

Earthquake location 37.7368S, 141.8952WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Namie in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:01:53 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 06:01:53 / February 19, 2017 @ 6:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.15 km (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.8952° East, 37.7368° North, depth 57.15 km. Unique identifier: us20008krj. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008krj.

The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishinomaki, Namie (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 83 km ENE 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 141.8952° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7368° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83km ENE 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 2017-02-19 06:01:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-15 07:47:37 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 0.885 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 us20008krj Id of event.
Event Code 20008krj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008krj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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