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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Hachijo-jima in Japan

Earthquake location 32.3976S, 137.9325WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 190 km WSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (118 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:06:26 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 344.81 km (214 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 137.9325° East, latitude 32.3976° North, depth = 344.81 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/16 / 2016-06-20 08:06:26 / June 20, 2016 @ 8:06 am. Id of earthquake: us200065gq. Event ids that are associated: us200065gq.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 190 km WSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 137.9325° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.3976° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 344.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 190km WSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-20 08:06:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-20 10:33:24 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 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 1.739 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 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 us200065gq Id of event.
Event Code 200065gq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200065gq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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