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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.4678S, 141.3404WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.74 km (23 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/19 / 2019-02-05 16:52:45 / February 5, 2019 @ 4:52 pm. Event id: us2000jnag. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jnag. Exact location of event, longitude 141.3404 East, latitude 35.4678 North, depth = 36.74 km. The temblor was detected at 01:52:45 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Narita, Yachimata, Mobara. Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km ESE of Hasaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.3404° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4678° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km ESE 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 2019-02-05 16:52:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-26 21:09:49 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 2.437 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 175 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 us2000jnag Id of event.
Event Code 2000jnag An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jnag, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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