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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Yoshida-kasugach? in Japan

Earthquake location 37.6026S, 138.6395WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Yoshida-kasugach? in Japan. Event id: us7000acxu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000acxu. The epicenter was at a depth of 202.9 km (126 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 07:08:08 / June 27, 2020 @ 7:08 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:08:08 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 138.6395° East, latitude 37.6026° North, depth = 202.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Niigata-shi (c. 505 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Jōetsu (c. 204 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Nagaoka (c. 195 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Kashiwazaki (c. 86 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sanjō (c. 82 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Shibata (c. 80 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itoigawa, Iiyama, Arai (min 5000 pop).

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 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 23 km WSW of Yoshida-kasugach?, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 138.6395° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6026° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 202.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23 km WSW of Yoshida-kasugach?, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-27 07:08:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-27 07:22:07 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 1.11 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us7000acxu Id of event.
Event Code 7000acxu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000acxu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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