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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Ishige in Japan

Earthquake location 36.0706S, 139.995WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ishige in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 67.77 km, 139.995° East, 36.0706° North. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:21:21 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ggzq. Unique identifier: us2000ggzq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.77 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/18 / 2018-07-29 06:21:21 / July 29, 2018 @ 6:21 am.

Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itsukaichi, Kodamachō-kodamaminami, Mobara (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-six 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km SSE of Ishige, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.995° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0706° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SSE of Ishige, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-29 06:21:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-30 02:02:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 158 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 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 164 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000ggzq Id of event.
Event Code 2000ggzq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ggzq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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