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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Ohara in Japan

Earthquake location 35.2167S, 140.7412WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ohara in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 140.7412° East, 35.2167° North, depth 26.02 km. Id of earthquake: us70004hvl. Event ids that are associated: us70004hvl. The temblor was reported at 11:23:07 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). 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 26.02 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 02:23:07 / July 1, 2019 @ 2:23 am.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Edosaki, Shiroi, Funabashi. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kisarazu (c. 122 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 32 km E of Ohara, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.7412° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.2167° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km E of Ohara, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-01 02:23:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-11 22:08:07 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 2.169 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 us70004hvl Id of event.
Event Code 70004hvl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004hvl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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