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Strong earthquake: M6.3 quake has struck near Shingu in Japan

Earthquake location 33.1122S, 137.3534WA earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 144 km ESE of Shingu, Japan (89 miles). Unique identifier: us60004wjb. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004wjb. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/07/19 / 2019-07-27 18:31:08 / July 27, 2019 @ 6:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 137.3534° East, latitude 33.1122° North, depth = 375.75 km. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:31:08 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 375.75 km (233 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 144 km ESE of Shingu, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 137.3534° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1122° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 375.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 144km ESE of Shingu, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-27 18:31:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-27 18:46:35 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 3.142 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 611 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 1.707 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us60004wjb Id of event.
Event Code 60004wjb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004wjb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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