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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 1 km ENE of Chiba-shi, Japan

Earthquake location 35.6103S, 140.1426WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Chiba-shi in Japan. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:14:32 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.27 km (47 miles). Exact location of event, depth 76.27 km, 140.1426° East, 35.6103° North. Event id: us1000er1c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000er1c. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/18 / 2018-06-13 22:14:32 / June 13, 2018 @ 10:14 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tanuma, Odawara, Menuma.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km ENE of Chiba-shi, 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 140.1426° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6103° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 76.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km ENE of Chiba-shi, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-13 22:14:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-13 23:39:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 30 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 335 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 1.826 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 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 us1000er1c Id of event.
Event Code 1000er1c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000er1c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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