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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Ina in Japan

Earthquake location 35.8244S, 137.6092WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Ina in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 137.6092° East, 35.8244° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 00:24:06 / June 25, 2017 @ 12:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:24:06 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). 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: us20009pj6. Unique identifier: us20009pj6.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isawa, Ichinomiya, Yatsuomachi-higashikumisaka. Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ichinomiya (c. 280 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Matsumoto (c. 210 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kōfu-shi (c. 190 000 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 six 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km W of Ina, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 137.6092° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8244° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km W 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 2017-06-25 00:24:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-25 00:38:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 298 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 0.302 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us20009pj6 Id of event.
Event Code 20009pj6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009pj6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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