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Moderate earthquake, 5.9 mag has occurred near Naze in Japan



Earthquake location 26.9202S, 130.1896WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes 174 km SSE of Naze, Japan (108 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 10:32:57 / July 26, 2017 @ 10:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.1896 East, latitude 26.9202 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:32:57 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a18e. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a18e. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 174 km SSE of Naze, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 130.1896° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.9202° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 174km SSE of Naze, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-26 10:32:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-26 10:53:18 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 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.15 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 536 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 1.435 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us2000a18e Id of event.
Event Code 2000a18e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a18e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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