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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Shizunai-furukawachō in Japan

Earthquake location 42.0854S, 142.3899WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō in Japan on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 14:21:25 / March 7, 2021 @ 2:21 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 142.3899 East, latitude 42.0854 North, depth = 52.61 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgw4. Id of event: us7000dgw4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.61 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:21:25 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomakomai, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km S of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.3899° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.0854° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27 km S 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 2021-03-07 14:21:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-07 14:47:28 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 1.633 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us7000dgw4 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dgw4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dgw4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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