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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Nagano-shi in Japan

Earthquake location 36.7849S, 137.9341WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Nagano-shi in Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us200066ra. Event ids that are associated: us200066ra. Exact location of event, longitude 137.9341 East, latitude 36.7849 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:51:59 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/06/16 / 2016-06-25 04:51:59 / June 25, 2016 @ 4:51 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ojiya, Takayama, Nanto-shi (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (16 miles) from Nagano-shi (c. 360 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Toyama-shi (c. 325 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Matsumoto (c. 210 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Jōetsu (c. 204 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Takaoka (c. 170 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ueda (c. 126 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kashiwazaki (c. 86 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 26 km NW of Nagano-shi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 137.9341° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7849° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km NW of Nagano-shi, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-25 04:51:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-25 05:11:21 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 326 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 0.322 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us200066ra Id of event.
Event Code 200066ra An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200066ra, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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