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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Haebaru in Japan

Earthquake location 26.0765S, 128.6744WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Haebaru in Japan. Exact location, longitude 128.6744° East, latitude 26.0765° North, depth = 21.24 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.24 km (13 miles). Id of earthquake: us60006apk. Event ids that are associated: us60006apk. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/11/19 / 2019-11-03 18:32:33 / November 3, 2019 @ 6:32 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:32:33 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Katsuren-haebaru (c. 34 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ishikawa (c. 22 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishikawa, Okinawa, Nago (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km ESE of Haebaru, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.6744° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.0765° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 85km ESE of Haebaru, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-03 18:32:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-18 21:20:36 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 0.837 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 us60006apk Id of event.
Event Code 60006apk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006apk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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