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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Kushiro in Japan


Earthquake location 42.2198S, 144.414WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. The temblor was detected at 06:13:10 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 144.414 East, latitude 42.2198 North, depth = 40.12 km. Global time and date of event 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 20:13:10 / March 7, 2019 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.12 km (25 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000jc21. Event ids that are associated: us1000jc21. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kushiro (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km S of Kushiro, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.414° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.2198° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83km S of Kushiro, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-07 20:13:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-04 00:12:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 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 0.957 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 173 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 us1000jc21 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jc21 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jc21, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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