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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 33 km ENE of Namie, Japan



Earthquake location 37.5761S, 141.3646WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Namie in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 15:50:34 / July 25, 2017 @ 3:50 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:50:34 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a0uq. Id of event: us2000a0uq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.94 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 141.3646° East, 37.5761° North, depth 56.94 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishikawa, Ishinomaki, Sukagawa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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: 33 km ENE of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.3646° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5761° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km 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 2017-07-25 15:50:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-25 17:18:13 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 2.7 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 298 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 0.541 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us2000a0uq Id of event.
Event Code 2000a0uq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a0uq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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