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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Ina in Japan

Earthquake location 35.7164S, 138.1111WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Ina in Japan on Friday. Global time and date of event 03/06/16 / 2016-06-03 02:55:14 / June 3, 2016 @ 2:55 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 200.22 km (124 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 138.1111° East, 35.7164° North, depth 200.22 km. The temblor was detected at 11:55:14 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us200061lx. Ids that are associated to the event: us200061lx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tomioka, Chichibu, Uenohara (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fuji (c. 240 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Matsumoto (c. 210 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kōfu-shi (c. 190 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ueda (c. 126 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Fujinomiya (c. 121 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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 SE of Ina, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 138.1111° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7164° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 200.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SE of Ina, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-03 02:55:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-03 04:02:35 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 271 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 0.626 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us200061lx Id of event.
Event Code 200061lx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200061lx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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