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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Mikuni in Japan

Earthquake location 37.2571S, 134.9301WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 158 km NW of Mikuni, Japan (98 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003vl1. Id of event: us70003vl1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 372 km (231 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 134.9301 East, latitude 37.2571 North, depth = 372 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 00:50:31 / June 5, 2019 @ 12:50 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:50:31 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 158 km NW of Mikuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 134.9301° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2571° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 372 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 158km NW of Mikuni, 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 00:50:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-05 22:18:44 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 246 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 2.557 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us70003vl1 Id of event.
Event Code 70003vl1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003vl1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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