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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.244S, 141.2143WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Exact location, longitude 141.2143° East, latitude 35.244° North, depth = 23.51 km. The temblor was reported at 19:53:51 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.51 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a63t. Unique identifier: us6000a63t. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 19:53:51 / June 4, 2020 @ 7:53 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yachimata, Ōami, Omigawa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Asahi (c. 41 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hasaki (c. 39 200 pop).

Every 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 64 km SSE of Hasaki, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.2143° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.244° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64 km SSE 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 2020-06-04 19:53:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-04 21:01:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 2.42 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 us6000a63t Id of event.
Event Code 6000a63t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a63t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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