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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Uenohara in Japan

Earthquake location 35.5226S, 139.1011WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Uenohara in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/19 / 2019-07-08 13:54:23 / July 8, 2019 @ 1:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70004eqe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004eqe. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.99 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:54:23 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 139.1011° East, 35.5226° North, depth 33.99 km.

Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mitsukaidō, Shimoda, Ashikaga (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 10 km S of Uenohara, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.1011° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5226° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km S of Uenohara, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-08 13:54:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-08 14:28:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 314 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 1.13 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 102 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 us70004eqe Id of event.
Event Code 70004eqe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004eqe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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