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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Shimo-furano in Japan

Earthquake location 43.3234S, 142.2935WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Shimo-furano in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 166.22 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 142.2935° East, 43.3234° North, depth 166.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 06:53:46 / June 30, 2019 @ 6:53 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us700047ln. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700047ln. The temblor was reported at 15:53:46 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomakomai, Obihiro, Rumoi. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 7 km WSW of Shimo-furano, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.2935° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.3234° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 166.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WSW of Shimo-furano, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-30 06:53:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-30 07:15:14 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 0.824 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us700047ln Id of event.
Event Code 700047ln An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700047ln, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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