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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag strikes near Inuyama in Japan

Earthquake location 35.4346S, 136.9781WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Inuyama in Japan on Thursday. Unique identifier: us60009ak7. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009ak7. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:47:06 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 136.9781° East, latitude 35.4346° North, depth = 35.79 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/20 / 2020-04-23 11:47:06 / April 23, 2020 @ 11:47 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.79 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tsuruga, Toyohashi, Hino (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NNE of Inuyama, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 136.9781° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4346° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNE of Inuyama, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-23 11:47:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-23 12:31:49 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 2.5 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 222 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 0.094 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60009ak7 Id of event.
Event Code 60009ak7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60009ak7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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