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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Mutsu in Japan

Earthquake location 41.6618S, 141.9901WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Mutsu in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.86 km (50 miles). Global time and date of event 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 03:37:55 / March 21, 2020 @ 3:37 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 79.86 km, 141.9901° East, 41.6618° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:37:55 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008den. Unique identifier: us70008den.

Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shizunai-furukawachō, Mutsu.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 76 km ENE of Mutsu, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.9901° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.6618° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 79.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km ENE of Mutsu, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-21 03:37:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-21 04:28:32 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 2.495 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 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 us70008den Id of event.
Event Code 70008den An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008den, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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