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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Fujikawaguchiko in Japan

Earthquake location 35.5552S, 138.6886WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Fujikawaguchiko in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.4 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000crmq. Event ids that are associated: us7000crmq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 23:49:38 / December 12, 2020 @ 11:49 pm. Exact location, longitude 138.6886° East, latitude 35.5552° North, depth = 182.4 km. The temblor was detected at 23:49:38 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fukayachō, Shiojiri, Wako (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Machida (c. 400 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Fujisawa (c. 394 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tokorozawa (c. 339 400 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km N of Fujikawaguchiko, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 138.6886° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5552° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 182.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km N of Fujikawaguchiko, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-12 23:49:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-25 05:52:44 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 246 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 0.968 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us7000crmq Id of event.
Event Code 7000crmq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000crmq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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