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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Hirara in Japan

Earthquake location 25.7151S, 124.9814WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 105 km NNW of Hirara, Japan (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 124.9814° East, 25.7151° North, depth 26.32 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cg69. Unique identifier: us7000cg69. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 00:42:13 / November 13, 2020 @ 12:42 am. The temblor was detected at 00:42:13 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.32 km (16 miles).

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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 105 km NNW of Hirara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.9814° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.7151° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 105 km NNW of Hirara, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-13 00:42:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-28 05:10:23 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 326 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 2.176 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us7000cg69 Id of event.
Event Code 7000cg69 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cg69, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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