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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 57 km SSE of Hasaki, Japan



Earthquake location 35.286S, 141.157WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.53 km (18 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:45:09 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000d6b2. Event ids that are associated: us1000d6b2. Exact location of earthquake, 141.157° East, 35.286° North, depth 29.53 km. Global time and date of event 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 02:45:09 / March 19, 2018 @ 2:45 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ichihara, Chiba, Kawaguchi. Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Yotsukaidō (c. 86 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 57 km SSE of Hasaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.157° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.286° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km SSE 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 2018-03-19 02:45:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-19 03:08:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 18 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 389 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 2.434 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us1000d6b2 Id of event.
Event Code 1000d6b2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d6b2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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