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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Naze in Japan

Earthquake location 28.183S, 129.5768WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Naze in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 39.12 km, 129.5768° East, 28.183° North. Id of earthquake: us2000jfvk. Event ids that are associated: us2000jfvk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.12 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:34:25 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/02/19 / 2019-02-10 05:34:25 / February 10, 2019 @ 5:34 am UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naze (min 5000 pop).

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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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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: 22 km SSE of Naze, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.5768° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.183° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km 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 2019-02-10 05:34:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-10 05:53:39 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 400 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 1.772 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us2000jfvk Id of event.
Event Code 2000jfvk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jfvk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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