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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Nemuro in Japan

Earthquake location 43.1064S, 145.838WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 145.838° East, 43.1064° North, depth 55.92 km. Global time and date of event 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 10:35:44 / September 2, 2020 @ 10:35 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000bgh8. Event ids that are associated: us7000bgh8. The temblor was detected at 10:35:44 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.92 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk, Shibetsu, Nemuro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 32 km SE of Nemuro, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.838° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.1064° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32 km SE of Nemuro, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-02 10:35:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-03 03:20:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 370 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 2.26 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us7000bgh8 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bgh8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bgh8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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