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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Takanabe in Japan

Earthquake location 32.0046S, 132.0309WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Takanabe in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 132.0309° East, 32.0046° North, depth 27.12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000eekf. Unique identifier: us1000eekf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.12 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:02:08 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 22:02:08 / May 25, 2018 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Miyazaki-shi (c. 311 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nichinan (c. 44 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Tsuma (c. 34 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Takanabe (c. 22 500 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nichinan, Nobeoka, Tsuma.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 52 km ESE of Takanabe, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 132.0309° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.0046° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km ESE of Takanabe, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-25 22:02:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-09 04:45:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 284 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 1.482 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000eekf Id of event.
Event Code 1000eekf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000eekf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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