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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 52 km SW of Sukumo, Japan

Earthquake location 32.6227S, 132.3153WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Sukumo in Japan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:50:11 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 132.3153 East, latitude 32.6227 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70003n95. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003n95. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 14:50:11 / May 19, 2019 @ 2:50 pm.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōita, Takanabe, Takedamachi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tsurusaki (c. 77 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Uwajima (c. 59 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Saiki (c. 49 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Usuki (c. 35 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Nakamura (c. 34 600 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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 SW of Sukumo, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 132.3153° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.6227° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km SW of Sukumo, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-19 14:50:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-19 15:37:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 312 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 1.31 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 124 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 us70003n95 Id of event.
Event Code 70003n95 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003n95, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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