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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake strikes near Saku in Japan

Earthquake location 36.1544S, 138.6862WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (mg/mb) has striked on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Saku in Japan. The temblor was reported at 23:30:16 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 146.44 km (91 miles). Global time of event 03/05/15 / 2015-05-03 14:30:16 / May 3, 2015 @ 2:30 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 138.6862 East, latitude 36.1544 North, depth 146.44 km, unique identifier, us20002azp.

Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Machida (c. 400 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Nagano-shi (c. 360 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tokorozawa (c. 339 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muikamachi, Arai, Isehara.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 138.6862° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1544° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 146.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km ESE of Saku, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-03 14:30:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-03 15:05:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 21 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 376 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 0.551 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us20002azp Id of event.
Event Code 20002azp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002azp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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