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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 49 km NNE of Shizunai, Japan

Earthquake location 42.7413S, 142.5974WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 11:29:03 / June 2, 2019 @ 11:29 am. All ids that are associated to the event: usd000a5mr. Unique identifier: usd000a5mr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.5974 East, latitude 42.7413 North, depth = 99.61 km. The temblor was reported at 20:29:03 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.61 km (62 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kitahiroshima (c. 62 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashibetsu, Bibai, Kitahiroshima.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km NNE of Shizunai, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.5974° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.7413° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 99.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km NNE of Shizunai, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-02 11:29:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-03 07:10:04 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 0.836 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 usd000a5mr Id of event.
Event Code d000a5mr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usd000a5mr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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