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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Ise in Japan

Earthquake location 34.1499S, 136.6942WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Ise in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 136.6942 East, latitude 34.1499 North, depth = 371.03 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ha6w. Unique identifier: us2000ha6w. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 08:23:18 / September 7, 2018 @ 8:23 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 371.03 km (231 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:23:18 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Yokkaichi (c. 295 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Suzuka (c. 191 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Tsu-shi (c. 163 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Handa (c. 116 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Nishio (c. 103 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ise (c. 97 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yokkaichi, Gamagōri, Takahama.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 ten 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.

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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: 36 km S of Ise, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 136.6942° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.1499° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 371.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km S of Ise, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-07 08:23:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-07 12:22:18 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 259 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 1.548 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us2000ha6w Id of event.
Event Code 2000ha6w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ha6w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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