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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 54 km SE of Hasaki, Japan

Earthquake location 35.3998S, 141.2689WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.2689 East, latitude 35.3998 North, depth = 37.68 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.68 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:39:08 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 18:39:08 / September 15, 2018 @ 6:39 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hf7s. Id of event: us2000hf7s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sakura, Shisui, Narita. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km SE of Hasaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.2689° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.3998° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km SE of Hasaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-15 18:39:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-15 18:58:26 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 354 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 2.494 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us2000hf7s Id of event.
Event Code 2000hf7s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hf7s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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