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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Saijo in Japan

Earthquake location 33.7321S, 133.1677WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Saijo in Japan on Tuesday. Event id: us70006d31. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006d31. The temblor was detected at 15:09:12 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.66 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 133.1677° East, latitude 33.7321° North, depth = 21.66 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 06:09:12 / November 26, 2019 @ 6:09 am.

Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iwakuni, Hiroshima-shi, Wakimachi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 99 km (61 miles) from Hiroshima-shi (c. 1 143 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Matsuyama (c. 443 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Fukuyama (c. 383 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kōchi-shi (c. 335 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kure (c. 196 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Niihama (c. 123 100 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Iwakuni (c. 104 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km S of Saijo, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 133.1677° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.7321° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km S of Saijo, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-26 06:09:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-27 22:03:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 340 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 0.59 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 163 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 us70006d31 Id of event.
Event Code 70006d31 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006d31, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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