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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Toyohama in Japan

Earthquake location 34.6287S, 137.0435WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Toyohama in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:09:26 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 336.4 km (209 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 137.0435 East, latitude 34.6287 North, depth = 336.4 km. Id of earthquake: us70005u37. Event ids that are associated: us70005u37. Global time and date of event 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 14:09:26 / October 14, 2019 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gifu-shi, Kakegawa, Kakamigahara (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 12 km SE of Toyohama, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 137.0435° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.6287° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 336.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SE of Toyohama, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-14 14:09:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-14 15:03:49 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 284 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 0.719 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us70005u37 Id of event.
Event Code 70005u37 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005u37, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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