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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Nago in Japan

Earthquake location 26.8411S, 127.7949WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Nago in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 127.7949° East, 26.8411° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:15:55 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/07/19 / 2019-07-21 21:15:55 / July 21, 2019 @ 9:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004q7r. Id of event: us70004q7r. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Itoman, Tomigusuku, Naha-shi. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km NNW of Nago, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.7949° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.8411° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km NNW of Nago, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-21 21:15:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-21 22:24:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 326 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 0.426 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us70004q7r Id of event.
Event Code 70004q7r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004q7r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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