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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.5625S, 140.8404WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 16:53:53 / November 22, 2020 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.46 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000csjh. Event ids that are associated: us6000csjh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:53:53 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 140.8404° East, 35.5625° North, depth 41.46 km.

Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yashio-shi, Mito-shi, Mitsukaidō. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. 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 sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 18 km S of Hasaki, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.8404° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5625° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18 km S of Hasaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-22 16:53:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-30 16:26:20 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 2.345 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us6000csjh Id of event.
Event Code 6000csjh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000csjh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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