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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Tateyama in Japan

Earthquake location 34.4514S, 139.8613WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Tateyama in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700063ha. Event ids that are associated: us700063ha. The epicenter was at a depth of 110.39 km (69 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:42:22 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 139.8613 East, latitude 34.4514 North, depth = 110.39 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 22:42:22 / October 27, 2019 @ 10:42 pm.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itō, Katsuura, Shimoda (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Itō (c. 71 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Miura (c. 51 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tateyama (c. 50 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 29 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Shimoda (c. 26 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Katsuura (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 59 km S of Tateyama, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.8613° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4514° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 110.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59km S of Tateyama, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-27 22:42:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-20 00:28:19 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 1.33 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 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 us700063ha Id of event.
Event Code 700063ha An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700063ha, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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