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Moderate earthquake: M5.9 quake has struck near Hasaki in Japan

Earthquake location 35.4536S, 141.1375WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.42 km (16 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: us7000aabt. Unique identifier: us7000aabt. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 19:47:44 / June 24, 2020 @ 7:47 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.1375 East, latitude 35.4536 North, depth = 25.42 km. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:47:44 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nagareyama, Hitachi-Naka, Matsudo. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop).

Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 41 km SE of Hasaki, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.1375° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4536° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41 km 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 2020-06-24 19:47:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-24 20:04:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.508 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 539 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 2.544 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 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 us7000aabt Id of event.
Event Code 7000aabt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aabt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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