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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Miura in Japan

Earthquake location 35.0198S, 139.5685WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Miura in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/12/19 / 2019-12-13 18:24:03 / December 13, 2019 @ 6:24 pm. Id of earthquake: us60006r4u. Event ids that are associated: us60006r4u. Exact location of earthquake, 139.5685° East, 35.0198° North, depth 25.05 km. The temblor was reported at 03:24:03 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.05 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sakura, Koshigaya, Nagareyama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop).

Each 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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: 14 km SSW of Miura, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.5685° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0198° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SSW of Miura, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-13 18:24:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-13 19:50:53 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 2.2 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 326 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 1.189 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us60006r4u Id of event.
Event Code 60006r4u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006r4u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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