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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Noda in Japan

Earthquake location 40.229S, 142.4008WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Noda in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.4008 East, latitude 40.229 North, depth = 47.154 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/06/24 / 2024-06-20 05:37:57 / June 20, 2024 @ 5:37 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:37:57 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.154 km (29 miles). Event id: us7000mtjg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mtjg.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Misawa, Ichinohe, Yamada. The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Ichinohe (c. 15 800 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 51 km ENE of Noda, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.4008° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.229° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.154 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51 km ENE of Noda, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-20 05:37:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-20 05:56:43 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 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 95 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.162 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us7000mtjg Id of event.
Event Code 7000mtjg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mtjg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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