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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag has occurred near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.6765S, 140.8939WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 41.01 km, 140.8939° East, 35.6765° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700099s8. Event ids that are associated: us700099s8. The temblor was detected at 22:07:48 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 13:07:48 / May 4, 2020 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.01 km (25 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yūki, Satte, Iwatsuki (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 109 km (67 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Koshigaya (c. 317 400 pop).

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 sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SE of Hasaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.8939° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6765° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SE of Hasaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-04 13:07:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-04 13:28:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 32 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 495 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 0.794 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us700099s8 Id of event.
Event Code 700099s8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700099s8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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