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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Iida in Japan



Earthquake location 35.6999S, 137.6961WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Iida in Japan on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 137.6961° East, latitude 35.6999° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:17:15 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20009pl9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pl9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 06:17:15 / June 25, 2017 @ 6:17 am.

Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Ichinomiya (c. 280 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Matsumoto (c. 210 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anjō, Fujinomiya, Mori (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

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 three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NNW of Iida, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 137.6961° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6999° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNW of Iida, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-25 06:17:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-25 06:53:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 340 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 0.294 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us20009pl9 Id of event.
Event Code 20009pl9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009pl9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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