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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Namie in Japan



Earthquake location 37.3024S, 141.4951WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 07:26:47 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lhf. Id of event: us20009lhf. Exact location, longitude 141.4951° East, latitude 37.3024° North, depth = 27.99 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.99 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 22:26:47 / June 3, 2017 @ 10:26 pm UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Miharu (c. 19 700 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miharu, Kitaibaraki, Funehikimachi-funehiki.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km ESE of Namie, 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 141.4951° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3024° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km ESE 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 2017-06-03 22:26:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-21 04:17:47 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 0.796 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 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 us20009lhf Id of event.
Event Code 20009lhf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009lhf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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