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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 50 km N of Yoichi, Japan

Earthquake location 43.6586S, 140.7197WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Yoichi in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 14:01:50 / March 6, 2021 @ 2:01 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:01:50 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 211.53 km (131 miles). Exact location of event, depth 211.53 km, 140.7197° East, 43.6586° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgid. Unique identifier: us7000dgid.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ishikari (c. 57 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rumoi (c. 26 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Yoichi (c. 22 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ebetsu, Sapporo, Tōbetsu.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km N of Yoichi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.7197° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.6586° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 211.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50 km N of Yoichi, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-06 14:01:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-06 14:28:41 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 284 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 1.43 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 us7000dgid Id of event.
Event Code 7000dgid An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dgid, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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