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

Earthquake location 35.4889S, 140.3662WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Oami in Japan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 20:10:54 / August 6, 2018 @ 8:10 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 05:10:54 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000g4d1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g4d1. Exact location, longitude 140.3662° East, latitude 35.4889° North, depth = 52.35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.35 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fussa, Kazo, Kisai. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 5 km SE of Oami, 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 140.3662° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4889° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SE of Oami, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-06 20:10:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-06 22:42:29 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 2.7 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 330 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 1.964 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us1000g4d1 Id of event.
Event Code 1000g4d1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000g4d1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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