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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 87 km SSE of Shingu, Japan

Earthquake location 33.0591S, 136.4699WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Shingu in Japan on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j0y4. Id of event: us2000j0y4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:06:09 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 470.56 km (292 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/19 / 2019-01-07 00:06:09 / January 7, 2019 @ 12:06 am. Exact location of earthquake, 136.4699° East, 33.0591° North, depth 470.56 km.

Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (54 miles) from Shingū (c. 31 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shingū.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 87 km SSE of Shingu, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 136.4699° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0591° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 470.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 87km SSE of Shingu, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-07 00:06:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-07 00:37:21 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 271 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 2.271 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 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 us2000j0y4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000j0y4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j0y4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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