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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Shingū in Japan

Earthquake location 32.1608S, 137.6653WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 234 km SE of Shingū, Japan (145 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:14:52 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000arau. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000arau. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 137.6653 East, latitude 32.1608 North, depth = 393.41 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 393.41 km (244 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 19:14:52 / July 19, 2020 @ 7:14 pm.

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 234 km SE of Shingū, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 137.6653° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.1608° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 393.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 234 km SE of Shingū, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-19 19:14:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-19 19:42:06 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 259 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 2.047 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us7000arau Id of event.
Event Code 7000arau An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000arau, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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