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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 11 km SSE of Asahi, Japan

Earthquake location 35.625S, 140.72WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Asahi in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 16:30:42 / July 14, 2019 @ 4:30 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 140.72 East, latitude 35.625 North, depth = 53.56 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: us70004k4l. Unique identifier: us70004k4l. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.56 km (33 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:30:42 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kawaguchi, Tokyo, Kawasaki (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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: 11 km SSE of Asahi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.72° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.625° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSE of Asahi, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-14 16:30:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-14 16:46:27 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 284 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 2.235 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us70004k4l Id of event.
Event Code 70004k4l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004k4l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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