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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.7894S, 140.9742WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.59 km (21 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h6ac. Unique identifier: us1000h6ac. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.9742° East, 35.7894° North, depth 33.59 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:15:32 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/10/18 / 2018-10-03 15:15:32 / October 3, 2018 @ 3:15 pm UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iwai, Iwase, Urayasu (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan. This data 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 140.9742° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7894° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km ENE 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 2018-10-03 15:15:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-03 21:37:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 357 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 2.08 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us1000h6ac Id of event.
Event Code 1000h6ac An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000h6ac, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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