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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Mitaka-shi in Japan

Earthquake location 35.6846S, 139.6024WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mitaka-shi in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 07:48:16 / October 9, 2019 @ 7:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.14 km (13 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:48:16 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005shf. Unique identifier: us70005shf. Exact location, longitude 139.6024° East, latitude 35.6846° North, depth = 20.14 km.

Epicenter of the event was 8 km (5 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mibu, Kiryū, Atami.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 3 km E of Mitaka-shi, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.6024° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6846° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km E of Mitaka-shi, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-09 07:48:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-09 08:31:43 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 3.1 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 179 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 1.415 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 153 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005shf Id of event.
Event Code 70005shf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005shf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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