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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.6151S, 140.861WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahf7. Unique identifier: us7000ahf7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 05:59:40 / June 28, 2020 @ 5:59 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.18 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:59:40 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.861 East, latitude 35.6151 North, depth = 43.18 km.

The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Sōka (c. 231 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sōka, Ishige, Noda (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km S of Hasaki, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.861° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6151° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km S 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 2020-06-28 05:59:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-19 12:52:12 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 326 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 2.338 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 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 us7000ahf7 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ahf7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ahf7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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