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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Hasaki in Japan



Earthquake location 35.315S, 141.2616WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. The temblor was reported at 07:13:49 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 23.91 km (15 miles). Global time of event 28/05/15 / 2015-05-28 22:13:49 / May 28, 2015 @ 10:13 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 141.2616 East, latitude 35.315 North, depth 23.91 km, unique identifier, us20002k6p. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us20002k6p,.

Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shisui, Narita, Katori-shi.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.2616° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km SE of Hasaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-28 22:13:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-28 22:43:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 370 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 1.262 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us20002k6p Id of event.
Event Code 20002k6p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002k6p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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