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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 35 km SE of Hasaki, Japan

Earthquake location 35.5417S, 141.1437WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20002zy0. Unique identifier: us20002zy0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.19 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/07/15 / 2015-07-24 19:30:57 / July 24, 2015 @ 7:30 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 141.1437 East, latitude 35.5417 North, depth = 35.19 km. The temblor was reported at 04:30:57 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shiroi, Ami, Ōarai (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Yotsukaidō (c. 86 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ryūgasaki (c. 85 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 35 km SE of Hasaki, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.1437° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5417° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km SE of Hasaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-24 19:30:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-24 21:06:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 354 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 1.035 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 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 us20002zy0 Id of event.
Event Code 20002zy0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002zy0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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