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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.7807S, 140.7787WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Id of earthquake: us1000ekcn. Event ids that are associated: us1000ekcn. The temblor was reported at 21:18:04 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.24 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 140.7787 East, latitude 35.7807 North, depth = 47.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/06/18 / 2018-06-07 12:18:04 / June 7, 2018 @ 12:18 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kawaguchi, Motegi, Mashiko (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Koshigaya (c. 317 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 7 km NW of Hasaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.7787° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7807° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NW 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 2018-06-07 12:18:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-07 20:04:11 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 326 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 2.084 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 141 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 us1000ekcn Id of event.
Event Code 1000ekcn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ekcn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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