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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 76 km N of Hirara, Japan



Earthquake location 25.4846S, 125.3726WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Hirara in Japan. Id of earthquake: us100095iw. Event ids that are associated: us100095iw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 14:04:02 / June 30, 2017 @ 2:04 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.6 km (62 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:04:02 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.3726° East, 25.4846° North, depth 99.6 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hirara (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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 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: 76 km N of Hirara, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.3726° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.4846° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 99.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km N of Hirara, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-30 14:04:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-30 14:21:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 2.37 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us100095iw Id of event.
Event Code 100095iw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100095iw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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