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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Enzan in Japan

Earthquake location 35.7033S, 138.6864WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Enzan in Japan on Friday. Id of earthquake: us6000b3nx. Event ids that are associated: us6000b3nx. Exact location, longitude 138.6864° East, latitude 35.7033° North, depth = 171.99 km. The temblor was detected at 19:51:33 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 171.99 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 19:51:33 / July 24, 2020 @ 7:51 pm.

Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kawaguchi, Zushi, Hasuda (min 5000 pop).

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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 4 km W of Enzan, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 138.6864° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7033° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 171.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km W of Enzan, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-24 19:51:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-24 21:42:23 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 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 0.921 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 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 us6000b3nx Id of event.
Event Code 6000b3nx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b3nx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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