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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 0 km SE of Ryūgasaki, Japan

Earthquake location 35.8963S, 140.1888WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Ryūgasaki in Japan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:06:48 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000cnnv. Event ids that are associated: us7000cnnv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.32 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 16:06:48 / December 6, 2020 @ 4:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 58.32 km, 140.1888° East, 35.8963° North.

Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chigasaki, Kiryū, Sakai-nakajima (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 0 km SE of Ryūgasaki, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.1888° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8963° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0 km SE of Ryūgasaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-06 16:06:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-06 16:39:09 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 312 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 1.725 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 us7000cnnv Id of event.
Event Code 7000cnnv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cnnv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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