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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.3836S, 141.3145WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.69 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:55:27 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.3145 East, latitude 35.3836 North, depth = 28.69 km. Global time and date of event 05/01/18 / 2018-01-05 10:55:27 / January 5, 2018 @ 10:55 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000c12b. Event ids that are associated: us1000c12b.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Katori-shi, Itako, Sawara. Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sawara (c. 47 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km SE of Hasaki, Japan. This information 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 141.3145° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.3836° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km SE of Hasaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-05 10:55:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-05 11:21:16 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 2.516 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.32 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 mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000c12b Id of event.
Event Code 1000c12b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000c12b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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