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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.2585S, 141.2199WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 13:29:50 / September 23, 2018 @ 1:29 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:29:50 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.31 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 141.2199° East, 35.2585° North, depth 29.31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hizb. Id of event: us2000hizb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Narita, Shisui, Itako (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km SSE of Hasaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.2199° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.2585° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km SSE 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 2018-09-23 13:29:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-23 14:24:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 355 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 2.434 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us2000hizb Id of event.
Event Code 2000hizb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hizb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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