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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Neyagawa in Japan

Earthquake location 34.7957S, 135.6088WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Neyagawa in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 15:31:24 / June 18, 2018 @ 3:31 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 135.6088° East, latitude 34.7957° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000eum3. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000eum3. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:31:24 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Ōsaka-shi (c. 2 592 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kobe (c. 1 528 500 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Kyoto (c. 1 459 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Himeji (c. 481 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Nishinomiya-hama (c. 468 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Amagasaki (c. 442 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Owase, Tatsunochō-tominaga, Yokkaichi (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 3 km NNW of Neyagawa, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 135.6088° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.7957° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NNW of Neyagawa, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-18 15:31:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-18 16:16:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 15 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 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 331 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 1.289 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us1000eum3 Id of event.
Event Code 1000eum3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000eum3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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