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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Namie in Japan

Earthquake location 37.546S, 141.3932WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Namie in Japan. Id of earthquake: us2000gdny. Event ids that are associated: us2000gdny. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.35 km (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.3932 East, latitude 37.546 North, depth = 46.35 km. Global time and date of event 25/07/18 / 2018-07-25 17:46:05 / July 25, 2018 @ 5:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:46:05 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Matsushima, Rifu, Ishikawa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km ENE of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.3932° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.546° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km ENE of Namie, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-25 17:46:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-25 18:24:45 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 312 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 0.577 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us2000gdny Id of event.
Event Code 2000gdny An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gdny, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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