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Strong earthquake, 6.7 mag has occurred near Naze in Japan

Earthquake location 28.9468S, 128.3049WA earthquake with magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) was reported 131 kilometers (81 miles) from Naze in Japan on Saturday. Global time and date of event 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 15:51:24 / June 13, 2020 @ 3:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 164.79 km (102 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qbvg1n, pt20165054, us6000abcq. Id of event: us6000abcq. The 6.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:51:24 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.3049 East, latitude 28.9468 North, depth = 164.79 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Naze in Japan (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naze (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 132 km (82 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 131 km WNW of Naze, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.3049° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.9468° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 164.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 131 km WNW 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 2020-06-13 15:51:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-13 16:11:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.513 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 1 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 694 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 ,at,pt,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 3.158 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 us6000abcq Id of event.
Event Code 6000abcq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00qbvg1n,pt20165054,us6000abcq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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