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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, Izu Islands, Japan region



Earthquake location 29.2389S, 139.7243WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:23:59 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 443.81 km (276 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 17:23:59 / September 5, 2017 @ 5:23 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arpd. Unique identifier: us2000arpd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 443.81 km, 139.7243° East, 29.2389° North.

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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Izu Islands, Japan region. This data 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 139.7243° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.2389° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 443.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Izu Islands, Japan region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-05 17:23:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-28 21:28:48 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 3.045 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us2000arpd Id of event.
Event Code 2000arpd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000arpd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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