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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake has struck near Haebaru in Japan

Earthquake location 25.9135S, 128.3811WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Haebaru in Japan on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 12:45:57 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/07/19 / 2019-07-30 03:45:57 / July 30, 2019 @ 3:45 am. Exact location, longitude 128.3811° East, latitude 25.9135° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60004x8z. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004x8z. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nago, Ishikawa, Naha-shi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 69 km SE of Haebaru, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.3811° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.9135° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km SE of Haebaru, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-30 03:45:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-30 04:10:23 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 369 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 0.923 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us60004x8z Id of event.
Event Code 60004x8z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004x8z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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