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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Shingū in Japan

Earthquake location 32.2296S, 137.8249WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 239 km SE of Shingū, Japan (149 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 376.27 km, 137.8249° East, 32.2296° North. Event id: us7000bm53. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bm53. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:08:22 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 376.27 km (234 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 21:08:22 / September 11, 2020 @ 9:08 pm.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 239 km SE of Shingū, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 137.8249° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.2296° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 376.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 239 km SE of Shingū, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-11 21:08:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-11 21:39:21 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 298 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 1.895 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 102 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 us7000bm53 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bm53 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bm53, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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