Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Katsuura in Japan

Earthquake location 34.6345S, 140.5127WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Katsuura in Japan on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.5127 East, latitude 34.6345 North, depth = 68.37 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 13:33:00 / July 3, 2020 @ 1:33 pm UTC/GMT. 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: us7000akqs. Unique identifier: us7000akqs. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:33:00 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.37 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mobara, Tateyama, Ōhara. Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tateyama (c. 50 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 29 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Katsuura (c. 22 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ōhara (c. 20 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

Did you feel the quake?

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: 59 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.5127° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.6345° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-03 13:33:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-25 06:59:11 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 1.623 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 160 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 us7000akqs Id of event.
Event Code 7000akqs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000akqs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply