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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Asahi in Japan

Earthquake location 35.6583S, 140.7322WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Asahi in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/19 / 2019-11-02 03:06:41 / November 2, 2019 @ 3:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.35 km (26 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:06:41 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 42.35 km, 140.7322° East, 35.6583° North. Unique identifier: us600069bd. Ids that are associated to the event: us600069bd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shimotoda, Kasukabe, Iwase. Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 9 km SE of Asahi, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.7322° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6583° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SE 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 2019-11-02 03:06:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-09 02:01:19 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 2.206 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us600069bd Id of event.
Event Code 600069bd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600069bd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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