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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Konan in Japan

Earthquake location 35.3492S, 136.9179WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Konan in Japan on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 304.33 km (189 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/06/16 / 2016-06-10 14:12:55 / June 10, 2016 @ 2:12 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 136.9179 East, latitude 35.3492 North, depth = 304.33 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:12:55 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us200063ip. Event ids that are associated: us200063ip. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kitahama, Takayama, Takefu. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km ENE of Konan, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 136.9179° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.3492° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 304.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ENE of Konan, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-10 14:12:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-25 10:01:16 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 0.09 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 43 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 us200063ip Id of event.
Event Code 200063ip An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200063ip, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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