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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Mitsukaidō in Japan

Earthquake location 35.9859S, 139.9635WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mitsukaidō in Japan on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.9635 East, latitude 35.9859 North, depth = 47.29 km. Id of earthquake: us6000csbg. Event ids that are associated: us6000csbg. The temblor was detected at 02:20:18 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.29 km (29 miles). Global time and date of event 25/11/20 / 2020-11-25 02:20:18 / November 25, 2020 @ 2:20 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Takasaki, Hiratsuka, Yoshii (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SSW of Mitsukaidō, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.9635° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9859° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km SSW of Mitsukaidō, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-25 02:20:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-25 02:39:25 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 1.522 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us6000csbg Id of event.
Event Code 6000csbg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000csbg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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