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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag has occurred near Omiya in Japan

Earthquake location 36.6559S, 140.4347WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Omiya in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 08:05:31 / March 31, 2018 @ 8:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.4347 East, latitude 36.6559 North, depth = 70.24 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dbvf. Id of event: us1000dbvf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.24 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:05:31 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fujioka, Koga, Kōriyama. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km N of Omiya, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.4347° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6559° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km N of Omiya, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-31 08:05:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-31 12:40:30 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 2.5 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 178 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 1.243 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 168 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000dbvf Id of event.
Event Code 1000dbvf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dbvf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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