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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Ohara in Japan

Earthquake location 35.0908S, 140.6984WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Ohara in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/19 / 2019-07-24 22:14:22 / July 24, 2019 @ 10:14 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.31 km (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 140.6984° East, 35.0908° North, depth 43.31 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:14:22 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004v54. Id of event: us60004v54.

Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 104 km (64 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zushi, Hayama, Yokohama.

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km ESE of Ohara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.6984° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0908° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km ESE of Ohara, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-24 22:14:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-24 22:31:20 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 2.102 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us60004v54 Id of event.
Event Code 60004v54 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004v54, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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