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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 210 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan

Earthquake location 31.7602S, 138.202WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 210 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (130 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 00:35:10 / November 24, 2016 @ 12:35 am. Exact location of event, longitude 138.202 East, latitude 31.7602 North, depth = 350.12 km. Unique identifier: us10007by5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007by5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 350.12 km (218 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:35:10 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 210 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 138.202° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.7602° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 350.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 210km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-24 00:35:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-24 00:53:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 416 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 1.919 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 us10007by5 Id of event.
Event Code 10007by5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007by5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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