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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Tateyama in Japan

Earthquake location 34.7663S, 139.9805WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Tateyama in Japan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 139.9805 East, latitude 34.7663 North, depth = 105.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hrh4. Id of event: us1000hrh4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.5 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 04:09:41 / November 14, 2018 @ 4:09 am. The temblor was picked up at 13:09:41 / 1:09 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Machida (c. 400 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fujisawa (c. 394 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mishima, Funabashi, Yachimata (min 5000 pop).

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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 26 km SSE of Tateyama, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.9805° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.7663° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km SSE of Tateyama, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-14 04:09:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-14 04:26:47 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 385 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 1.483 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us1000hrh4 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hrh4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hrh4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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