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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Tsurugi-asahimachi in Japan

Earthquake location 36.4248S, 136.7239WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tsurugi-asahimachi in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.14 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfyn. Unique identifier: us7000bfyn. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:49:57 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 17:49:57 / September 1, 2020 @ 5:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 136.7239° East, latitude 36.4248° North, depth = 8.14 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nyūzen, Gujō, Takefu. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Kanazawa-shi (c. 458 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Toyama-shi (c. 325 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Fukui-shi (c. 248 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Takaoka (c. 170 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Komatsu (c. 109 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Takefu (c. 75 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Matsutō (c. 68 200 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ESE of Tsurugi-asahimachi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 136.7239° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4248° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km ESE of Tsurugi-asahimachi, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-01 17:49:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-01 20:27:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.5 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 313 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 0.965 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000bfyn Id of event.
Event Code 7000bfyn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bfyn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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