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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Anan in Japan

Earthquake location 33.8295S, 134.8579WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Anan in Japan. Event id: us1000jeji. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jeji. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:48:49 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.57 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 134.8579 East, latitude 33.8295 North, depth = 33.57 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 04:48:49 / March 13, 2019 @ 4:48 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nishinomiya-hama, Shirahamachō-usazakiminami, Gose (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Kobe (c. 1 528 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Nishinomiya-hama (c. 468 900 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Minato (c. 375 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wakayama-shi (c. 351 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Takamatsu-shi (c. 334 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Akashi (c. 297 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km ESE of Anan, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 134.8579° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.8295° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km ESE of Anan, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-13 04:48:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-13 05:12:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 417 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 0.823 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us1000jeji Id of event.
Event Code 1000jeji An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jeji, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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