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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 30 km W of Ina, Japan



Earthquake location 35.8174S, 137.6121WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Ina in Japan on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 07:02:16 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 137.6121° East, latitude 35.8174° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 22:02:16 / June 24, 2017 @ 10:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009piw. Unique identifier: us20009piw.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anjō, Kanie, Nagano-shi. Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Nagano-shi (c. 360 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Toyama-shi (c. 325 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 30 km W of Ina, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 137.6121° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8174° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km W of Ina, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-24 22:02:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-24 22:27:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 32 The total number of felt reports
CDI 7.9 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 441 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 0.299 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009piw Id of event.
Event Code 20009piw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009piw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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