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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Nayoro in Japan

Earthquake location 44.1306S, 142.6015WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Nayoro in Japan. The temblor was picked up at 00:45:53 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 206.08 km (128 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 142.6015° East, 44.1306° North, depth 206.08 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100062k1. Unique identifier: us100062k1. Global time and date of event 04/07/16 / 2016-07-04 15:45:53 / July 4, 2016 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shimo-furano, Takikawa, Utashinai (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Takikawa (c. 45 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Mombetsu (c. 26 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Nayoro (c. 26 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rumoi (c. 26 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Fukagawa (c. 26 200 pop).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km SSE of Nayoro, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.6015° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.1306° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 206.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km SSE of Nayoro, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-04 15:45:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-02 19:30:33 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 246 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 1.537 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us100062k1 Id of event.
Event Code 100062k1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100062k1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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