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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Makabe in Japan

Earthquake location 36.2915S, 140.1456WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Makabe in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:08:00 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 23:08:00 / February 26, 2018 @ 11:08 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.45 km (33 miles). Exact location, longitude 140.1456° East, latitude 36.2915° North, depth = 52.45 km. Id of earthquake: us2000d8i0. Event ids that are associated: us2000d8i0.

Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamamura, Kodamachō-kodamaminami, Kokubunji (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km NE of Makabe, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.1456° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2915° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NE of Makabe, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-26 23:08:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-26 23:45:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 37 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 300 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 1.586 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us2000d8i0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000d8i0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d8i0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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