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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Namie in Japan

Earthquake location 37.4039S, 142.0289WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 142.0289 East, latitude 37.4039 North, depth = 34.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 06:03:15 / October 6, 2019 @ 6:03 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.89 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005r81. Id of event: us70005r81. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:03:15 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Namie (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

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 fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km E of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.0289° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4039° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 91km E of Namie, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-06 06:03:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-06 06:51:28 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 1.087 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 146 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 us70005r81 Id of event.
Event Code 70005r81 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005r81, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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