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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Shizunai-furukawachō in Japan

Earthquake location 42.0397S, 142.4629WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō in Japan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:14:07 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000dfvm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfvm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.41 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 06:14:07 / March 5, 2021 @ 6:14 am. Exact location of event, longitude 142.4629 East, latitude 42.0397 North, depth = 64.41 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tomakomai, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 33 km SSE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.4629° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.0397° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33 km SSE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-05 06:14:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-05 06:35:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 326 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 1.632 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 137 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 us7000dfvm Id of event.
Event Code 7000dfvm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dfvm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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