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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag strikes near Izu Islands, Japan region



Earthquake location 31.2467S, 142.3746WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (mg/mb) has struck on Monday, Izu Islands, Japan region kilometers (0 miles) from Izu Islands, Japan region. The temblor was reported at 06:25:46 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 17.97 km (11 miles). Global time of event 10/05/15 / 2015-05-10 21:25:46 / May 10, 2015 @ 9:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 142.3746 East, latitude 31.2467 North, depth 17.97 km, unique identifier, us20002e96.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.3746° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.2467° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Izu Islands, Japan region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-10 21:25:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-10 21:49:05 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 0 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 482 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 2.861 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 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 us20002e96 Id of event.
Event Code 20002e96 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002e96, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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