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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Sarabetsu in Japan

Earthquake location 42.6908S, 142.7554WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Sarabetsu in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:27:45 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/06/24 / 2024-06-07 18:27:45 / June 7, 2024 @ 6:27 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 142.7554 East, latitude 42.6908 North, depth = 99.378 km. Event id: us7000msd8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000msd8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 99.378 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (28 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Shimo-furano (c. 25 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chitose, Shimo-furano, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 35 km W of Sarabetsu, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.7554° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6908° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 99.378 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35 km W of Sarabetsu, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-07 18:27:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-03 16:20:09 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 52 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.738 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us7000msd8 Id of event.
Event Code 7000msd8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000msd8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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