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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Miyako in Japan

Earthquake location 39.6911S, 141.6175WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Miyako in Japan on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 18:04:18 / August 3, 2019 @ 6:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.44 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.6175 East, latitude 39.6911 North, depth = 74.44 km. Unique identifier: us6000507x. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000507x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:04:18 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ichinoseki, Kakunodatemachi, Hachinohe (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hanamaki (c. 73 100 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop).

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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 29 km WNW of Miyako, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.6175° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.6911° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 74.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km WNW of Miyako, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-03 18:04:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-03 19:18:54 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 326 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 1.175 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us6000507x Id of event.
Event Code 6000507x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000507x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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