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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 27 km NW of Nayoro, Japan

Earthquake location 44.4971S, 142.1735WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Nayoro in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 233.81 km (145 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000jgp0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jgp0. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 14:55:44 / February 12, 2019 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.1735 East, latitude 44.4971 North, depth = 233.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:55:44 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fukagawa, Kamikawa, Asahikawa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Nayoro (c. 26 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rumoi (c. 26 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Fukagawa (c. 26 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kamikawa (c. 5 300 pop).

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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 27 km NW of Nayoro, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.1735° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.4971° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 233.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km NW 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 2019-02-12 14:55:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-12 15:13:56 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 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 0.483 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us2000jgp0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000jgp0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jgp0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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