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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Tomioka in Japan

Earthquake location 37.0216S, 142.4565WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 132 km ESE of Tomioka, Japan (82 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/24 / 2024-07-10 08:39:18 / July 10, 2024 @ 8:39 am. Exact location of earthquake, 142.4565° East, 37.0216° North, depth 15.841 km. Unique identifier: us7000my8n. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000my8n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:39:18 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.841 km (10 miles).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 132 km ESE of Tomioka, 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 142.4565° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0216° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.841 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 132 km ESE of Tomioka, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-10 08:39:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-10 09:09:05 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 57 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.443 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 127 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 us7000my8n Id of event.
Event Code 7000my8n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000my8n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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