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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Ito in Japan

Earthquake location 35.0178S, 139.1644WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ito in Japan. The temblor was picked up at 19:22:39 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 139.1644 East, latitude 35.0178 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 10:22:39 / June 24, 2019 @ 10:22 am. 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: us60004564. Id of event: us60004564. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ryūō, Shimada, Tokorozawa.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 9 km NE of Ito, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.1644° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0178° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NE of Ito, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-24 10:22:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-24 21:31:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 285 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 0.875 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 us60004564 Id of event.
Event Code 60004564 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004564, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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