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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Nago in Japan

Earthquake location 27.3931S, 128.0289WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Nago in Japan on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.94 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60009bdp. Unique identifier: us60009bdp. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 05:07:28 / April 18, 2020 @ 5:07 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:07:28 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9.94 km, 128.0289° East, 27.3931° North.

The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nago (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 89 km N of Nago, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.0289° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.3931° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 89km N 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 2020-04-18 05:07:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-08 04:58:50 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 271 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 0.595 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us60009bdp Id of event.
Event Code 60009bdp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60009bdp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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