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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 14 km SE of Tateyama, Japan

Earthquake location 34.9093S, 140.0002WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Tateyama in Japan on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 140.0002° East, 34.9093° North, depth 48.11 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:11:45 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.11 km (30 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600044yu. Id of event: us600044yu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 00:11:45 / June 24, 2019 @ 12:11 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Asahi, Abiko, Gotemba (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SE of Tateyama, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.0002° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.9093° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SE 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 2019-06-24 00:11:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-24 00:39:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 38 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 432 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 1.513 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 18 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 us600044yu Id of event.
Event Code 600044yu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600044yu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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