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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 9 km NNE of Ishikawa, Japan



Earthquake location 26.4989S, 127.864WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ishikawa in Japan. The temblor was reported at 14:44:31 / 2:44 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 50.37 km (31 miles). Global time of event 22/05/15 / 2015-05-22 05:44:31 / May 22, 2015 @ 5:44 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 127.864 East, latitude 26.4989 North, depth 50.37 km, unique identifier, us10002c2j. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002c2j,.

Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itoman, Tomigusuku, Naha-shi.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.864° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.4989° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNE of Ishikawa, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-22 05:44:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-25 21:25:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.496 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us10002c2j Id of event.
Event Code 10002c2j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002c2j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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