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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.6549S, 140.8253WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Thursday. 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 48.9 km (30 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jfgr. Id of event: us1000jfgr. Exact location of event, longitude 140.8253 East, latitude 35.6549 North, depth = 48.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/19 / 2019-03-14 11:59:05 / March 14, 2019 @ 11:59 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:59:05 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Funaishikawa, Noda, Ishige.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km S of Hasaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.8253° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6549° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km S 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 2019-03-14 11:59:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-14 12:22:21 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 284 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 2.21 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 172 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 us1000jfgr Id of event.
Event Code 1000jfgr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jfgr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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