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Earthquake: M 4.2 quake strikes near Takanabe in Japan

Earthquake location 32.0583S, 131.7948WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Takanabe in Japan. The temblor was reported at 01:14:08 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 47.82 km (30 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-01 04:14:08 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 131.7948 East, latitude 32.0583 North, depth 47.82 km.

Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Miyakonojō (c. 131 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kobayashi (c. 39 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shibushi, Sueyoshichō-ninokata, Kushima.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 131.7948° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.0583° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km ESE of Takanabe, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-01 16:14:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-01 18:32:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 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 271 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 1.267 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tb66 Id of event.
Event Code c000tb66 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tb66 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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