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Minor earthquake 3.7 mag, 1 km E of Neyagawa, Japan

Earthquake location 34.7688S, 135.6489WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Neyagawa in Japan on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 22:52:00 / June 18, 2018 @ 10:52 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000euym. Event ids that are associated: us1000euym. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 135.6489 East, latitude 34.7688 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:52:00 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from Ōsaka-shi (c. 2 592 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kobe (c. 1 528 500 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Kyoto (c. 1 459 600 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Himeji (c. 481 500 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Nishinomiya-hama (c. 468 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Himeji, Suzuka, Shirahamachō-usazakiminami (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km E of Neyagawa, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 135.6489° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.7688° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km E 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 22:52:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-18 23:42:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 213 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 1.272 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 144 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 us1000euym Id of event.
Event Code 1000euym An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000euym, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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