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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Fukagawa in Japan

Earthquake location 43.8165S, 141.9965WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Fukagawa in Japan on Friday. Global time and date of event 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 02:22:03 / September 4, 2020 @ 2:22 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000bkx8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bkx8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.9965° East, 43.8165° North, depth 180.77 km. The temblor was reported at 02:22:03 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 180.77 km (112 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ishikari (c. 57 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Takikawa (c. 45 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bibai (c. 29 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ebetsu, Ishikari, Tōbetsu (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km NNW of Fukagawa, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.9965° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.8165° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 180.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km NNW of Fukagawa, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-04 02:22:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-10 23:18:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 259 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 0.526 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us7000bkx8 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bkx8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bkx8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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