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

Earthquake location 27.8533S, 129.5492WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Naze in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 129.5492 East, latitude 27.8533 North, depth = 32.97 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:45:47 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009kmn. Event ids that are associated: us70009kmn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.97 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 09:45:47 / May 19, 2020 @ 9:45 am UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naze (min 5000 pop).

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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 57 km S of Naze, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.5492° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.8533° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km S of Naze, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-19 09:45:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-19 10:13:57 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 1.522 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us70009kmn Id of event.
Event Code 70009kmn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009kmn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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