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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Obihiro in Japan

Earthquake location 42.7583S, 143.1313WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Obihiro in Japan on Thursday. Unique identifier: us6000dj4c. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj4c. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.96 km (74 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:39:52 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 143.1313° East, 42.7583° North, depth 118.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 03:39:52 / February 11, 2021 @ 3:39 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Shimo-furano (c. 25 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shimo-furano, Shizunai-furukawachō, Otofuke.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km SSW of Obihiro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 143.1313° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.7583° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 118.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18 km SSW of Obihiro, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-11 03:39:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-22 23:52:44 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 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 0.743 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 124 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 us6000dj4c Id of event.
Event Code 6000dj4c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dj4c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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