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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.4853S, 141.1547WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006bxc. Id of event: us60006bxc. The temblor was reported at 13:31:09 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/11/19 / 2019-11-07 04:31:09 / November 7, 2019 @ 4:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 141.1547° East, 35.4853° North.

Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Yotsukaidō (c. 86 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edosaki, Inashiki, Yotsukaidō (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 40 km SE of Hasaki, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.1547° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4853° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km SE of Hasaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-07 04:31:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-03 04:45:03 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 2.397 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us60006bxc Id of event.
Event Code 60006bxc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006bxc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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