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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 83 km SSE of Obihiro, Japan

Earthquake location 42.2675S, 143.7135WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Obihiro in Japan on Saturday. Global time and date of event 26/04/19 / 2019-04-26 14:51:20 / April 26, 2019 @ 2:51 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:51:20 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 88.61 km, 143.7135° East, 42.2675° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003chu. Id of event: us70003chu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.61 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otofuke, Obihiro.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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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. 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: 83 km SSE of Obihiro, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 143.7135° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.2675° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 88.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83km SSE of Obihiro, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-26 14:51:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-06 11:16:24 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 0.484 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 158 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 us70003chu Id of event.
Event Code 70003chu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003chu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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