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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Shizunai in Japan

Earthquake location 42.2955S, 143.0857WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.0857 East, latitude 42.2955 North, depth = 60.03 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.03 km (37 miles). Global time and date of event 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 01:26:54 / June 5, 2019 @ 1:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70003vl7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003vl7. The temblor was detected at 10:26:54 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otofuke, Obihiro, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 59 km E of Shizunai, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 143.0857° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.2955° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59km E 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 2019-06-05 01:26:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-05 22:58:41 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 0.285 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us70003vl7 Id of event.
Event Code 70003vl7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003vl7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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