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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.4975S, 141.0217WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.58 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dpt0. Id of event: us1000dpt0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.0217 East, latitude 35.4975 North, depth = 12.58 km. The temblor was reported at 18:47:17 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 09:47:17 / April 21, 2018 @ 9:47 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kimitsu, Urayasu, Moriya. The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Urayasu (c. 143 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Abiko (c. 131 800 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 31 km SSE of Hasaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.0217° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4975° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km 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 2018-04-21 09:47:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-21 10:17:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 21 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 393 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 2.374 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us1000dpt0 Id of event.
Event Code 1000dpt0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dpt0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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