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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Naze in Japan

Earthquake location 28.4575S, 128.7064WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Naze in Japan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:58:23 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 19:58:23 / July 22, 2020 @ 7:58 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 66.93 km (42 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 128.7064 East, latitude 28.4575 North, depth = 66.93 km. Id of earthquake: us6000b5xq. Event ids that are associated: us6000b5xq.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naze (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km W of Naze, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.7064° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.4575° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76 km W of Naze, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-22 19:58:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-29 15:01:36 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 1.66 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 us6000b5xq Id of event.
Event Code 6000b5xq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b5xq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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