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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 36.0507S, 141.2251WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 13:37:34 / September 1, 2018 @ 1:37 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 141.2251 East, latitude 36.0507 North, depth = 20.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:37:34 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.92 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000hagk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hagk.

Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tōgane, Ryūgasaki, Naka (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ryūgasaki (c. 85 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 49 km NE of Hasaki, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.2251° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0507° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km NE of Hasaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-01 13:37:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-29 19:25:52 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 312 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 1.848 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 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 us2000hagk Id of event.
Event Code 2000hagk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hagk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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