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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Iwo Jima in Japan

Earthquake location 25.773S, 140.7835WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 122 km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan (76 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 108.81 km (68 miles). Event id: us70007tq5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007tq5. The temblor was reported at 17:18:06 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 140.7835 East, latitude 25.773 North, depth = 108.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 08:18:06 / February 14, 2020 @ 8:18 am UTC/GMT.

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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 122 km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.7835° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.773° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 108.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 122km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-14 08:18:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-04 08:50:59 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 298 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 1.82 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 us70007tq5 Id of event.
Event Code 70007tq5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007tq5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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