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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Tateyama in Japan

Earthquake location 34.5506S, 140.1244WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Tateyama in Japan on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/18 / 2018-12-04 06:06:14 / December 4, 2018 @ 6:06 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 58.33 km (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 140.1244° East, 34.5506° North, depth 58.33 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:06:14 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000i1pp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i1pp.

Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Kamakura (c. 166 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kisarazu (c. 122 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kimitsu (c. 92 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Zushi (c. 60 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Futtsu (c. 51 700 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kamakura, Mobara, Zushi (min 5000 pop).

Each 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. 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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 53 km SSE of Tateyama, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.1244° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.5506° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53km SSE of Tateyama, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-04 06:06:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-04 06:38:27 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 340 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 1.454 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us1000i1pp Id of event.
Event Code 1000i1pp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000i1pp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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