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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Misawa in Japan

Earthquake location 40.7921S, 141.6505WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Misawa in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009lqe. Unique identifier: us20009lqe. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74.33 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 12:05:48 / June 10, 2017 @ 12:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.6505 East, latitude 40.7921 North, depth = 74.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:05:48 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kuroishi (c. 38 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Namioka (c. 20 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kuroishi, Namioka, Aomori Shi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km ENE of Misawa, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.6505° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7921° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 74.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km ENE of Misawa, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-10 12:05:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-18 10:50:16 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 0.444 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 us20009lqe Id of event.
Event Code 20009lqe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009lqe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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