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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 12 km SSE of Asahi, Japan

Earthquake location 35.6058S, 140.6837WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Asahi in Japan. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:10:09 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.72 km (28 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/19 / 2019-07-23 00:10:09 / July 23, 2019 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70004qxq. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004qxq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.6837 East, latitude 35.6058 North, depth = 45.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kasukabe, Kasama, Shimotoda (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SSE of Asahi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.6837° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6058° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km 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 2019-07-23 00:10:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-23 00:32:02 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 2.184 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70004qxq Id of event.
Event Code 70004qxq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004qxq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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